Movies and TV shows like Out of Order

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Out of Order
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: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, unlikely couple, suburbs, writer's life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, midlife crisis, addiction, showbiz, cheating, suburban life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, society, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
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Californication
Comedy, Drama
USA
28 min.
 8.3
American Beauty
Drama, Romance
USA
122 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films and TV series with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Out of Order: The Anniversary Party (2001), The Good Girl (2002), I Think I Love My Wife (2007), Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Love Jones (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Anniversary Party
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Duration: 115 min.
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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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   71%
 
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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: talky, sexual, dark humor, clever, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
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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.
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
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    User:   64%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   60%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional family, imaginary friend, crumbling marriage, suburbs, marriage, parenthood, relationships, midlife crisis, family drama, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
 5.4
 963
Denial
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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: humorous, semi serious, talky, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
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System:   63%
    User:   58%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
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System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
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Style: talky, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
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Easy
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
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Dinner with Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, clever, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: s after an earthquake convince Owen, a writer of hack "as told to" autobiographies, to leave L.A. He burns his bridges telling people what he really thinks, quits his current client (a randy astronaut), and heads for the airport. Waiting ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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    User:   51%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It tells the story of a romance between a young drifter named Strip Harrison (John Travolta) and an older wealthy woman, Trish Rawlings (Lily Tomlin).
Style: talky, serious, sentimental, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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 8.3
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Californication
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, lust, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, family life, sexual activity, addiction, hollywood ...
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Place: california, usa
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    User:   53%
 
Funny About Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, restaurant, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, introspection, cartoonist, baby, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Suburban Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Publishing assistant Brett Eisenberg wants to be a big-time editor. However, she lacks self-confidence, a problem that isn't helped by her new, overbearing boss. Brett soon enters into a relationship with Archie, an older man who has plenty of ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, romance, suburbs, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, advice, gift, seduction, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
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Crashing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It sounds like a budding writer's dream: a bestselling first novel, a luxurious house in Malibu, and a trophy wife... But it all unravels when writer's block and a failed marriage send Richard McMurray (Campbell Scott, The Exorcism of ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, humorous, realistic, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: college, mentally unstable, writer's life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, infidelity, midlife crisis, student life, suburban life, dull life, thirtysomething life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malibu california
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System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 6.2
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The Details
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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: cynical, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, suburbs, life turned upside down, under the surface, dishonesty, raccoon, murder, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, suburban life ...
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Diary of a Mad Housewife
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 60s
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System:   43%
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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