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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: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, hollywood, unlikely couple, suburbs, writer's life, cheating, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, alcohol abuse, sexual relations, addiction, showbiz, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexual films and TV series with plots about couples, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, love affair and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Out of Order: Desperate Housewives (2004), Always (1985), Show Me Yours (2004), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Fling (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, sexual, dark humor, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, secret, couple relations, neighbor, family relations, investigation, infidelity, social relations, lifestyle, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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95%
 5.7
 273
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: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, suburbs, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, pregnancy, relationship vs career, suburban life, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
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71%
 4.5
 222
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, couples, romance, writer's life, couple relations, sexual relations, psychologist, aquarium, anthropologist, female nudity, sex, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, infidelity, love triangle, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, working class, suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.1
 2K
Fling (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attractive young couple's open relationship is stretched to the breaking point when each partner finds themselves falling in love with other people.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, battle of the sexes, couple relations, fall in love, romance, infidelity, love affair, twentysomething life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, college, unlikely couple, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sexual, talky, dark humor, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, male friendship, impotence, extramarital affair, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, betrayal, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, romance, nightlife, love and romance, suburbs, society, couples, unsupportive spouse, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, sexy, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, mistress, extramarital affair, best friends, cheating, love affair, couple relations, relationship problems, family relations, single parent, female friendship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Days of Our Lives (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, hospital, betrayal, intrigue, couple relations, suburbs, cult, love triangle, family life, suburban life, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, clever, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, love affair, sex, african american, romance, urban, city life, gays and lesbians, nightclub ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA, India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 30K
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lake Consequence (1993)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, erotic
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 3K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, suburbs, suburban life, domestic violence, family problems, social relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, dysfunctional family, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 888
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Style: romantic, light, talky, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fashion, infidelity, betrayal, cult, intrigue, couple relations, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family business, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dark Side of Tomorrow (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While their husbands are away on a hunting trip, two bored housewives get together to commiserate. One thing leads to another, and they wind up in bed. For one of the women the incident was just a pleasant diversion, but for the other it's ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, erotic
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, hollywood, battle of the sexes, suburbs, sexual revolution, jealousy, betrayal, romance, crumbling marriage, feminism, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
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, semi serious, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, crumbling marriage, suburbs, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, adultery, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 888
Kiss Me Again (2006)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A married couple decides to test the boundaries of their relationship with a seductive Spanish woman. When an unlikely relationship ensues, all three are forced to rethink their definition of love.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: threesome, love triangle, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, manipulations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 788
3-Day Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long-term couple Simon and Jason, along with daddy-ish Cooper and his boy du jour, escape to a mountain cabin for a three-day weekend away from their hectic city lives. Looking to spice up this long-standing tradition, they add a special twist to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, college, looking for sex, romance, love affair, sexual relations, singleness, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
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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, humorous, witty, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, lust, sexual relations, writer's life, strong sexual content, addiction, family problems, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, family life, sexual activity, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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