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Out of Order (2003)
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Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
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, sexy, clever, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, life is a bitch, family problems, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, dark humor, artists and showbiz, adultery, self discovery, hollywood, suburbs, parenthood, cheating wife, artist, addiction, alcohol abuse, family relations, love and romance, sexual relations, couples, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary

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Most similar movies to Out of Order

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films and TV series with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Out of Order: Desperate Housewives (2004), Denial (1998), Purple Violets (2007), Always (1985), Feelings (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, sexy, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, infidelity, family life, female friendship, family relations, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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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, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, romance, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: romance, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, couples, lifestyle, family problems, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 327
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, touching ...
Plot: unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations, breakup, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, cheating wife, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, life turned upside down, starting over, family life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, looking for love, family relations, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, marriage, relationships, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, love and romance, love affair, human nature, nightlife, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, lifestyle, couples, suburbs, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, temptation, small town, suburban life, dishonesty, extramarital affair, lifestyle, lie, infidelity, store, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 274
Show Me Yours (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, realistic, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, writer's life, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, romance, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychologist, sexual content, anthropologist, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: writer's life, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, mentally unstable, family problems, fall in love, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, ballet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, unhappiness, friendship between men, dark humor, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, sex scene, strong sexual content, family problems, parents and children, love affair, dishonesty, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.3
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Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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, humorous, cynical, witty, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, writers, dark humor, lifestyle, sexual activity, addiction, family life, strong sexual content, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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: saga, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, homosexual, gays and lesbians, self discovery, lifestyle, couples, infidelity, love affair, coming out, family life, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 111K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 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.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, strong sexual content, extramarital affair, sexual pleasure, housewife, suburbs, love affair, cheating wife, parenthood, castration, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Soap (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: parody, humorous, not serious, clever, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, infidelity, couples, family problems, love affair, eccentric family, couple relations, butler, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, adult humor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, society, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, sexy, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, couples, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, sexual relations, hotel, love, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Starter Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sentimental
Plot: satire, midlife crisis, one more chance, ex couple relations, self discovery, couples, love and romance, ambition, starting over, ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 4K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis, dishonesty, couple relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, love affair, betrayal, murder, extramarital affair, family problems, photographer, unfulfillment, family in crisis, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: life is a bitch, lifestyle, culture clash, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, prostitute, drug abuse, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lake Consequence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her house. When Irene's husband and son leave for a weekend ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, love affair, midlife crisis, menage a trois, female star appears nude, obsession, love triangle, suburban life, suburbs, sexual relations, voyeurism, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, true love, jealous spouse, family problems, couples, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Red Shoe Diaries (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: erotica, strong sexual content, infidelity, looking for sex, looking for love, love affair, sex, passionate interest, couples, lifestyle, sexual relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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, ex boyfriend, honest, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 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: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance, breakup, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%