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Out on a Limb (1987)
Original name: Találd meg önmagad! /Out on a Limb/
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives
Style: semi serious
Plot: friendship, reincarnation, idealism, introspection, self discovery, hopes, supernatural ability, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, supernatural, metaphysics, new age, meditation, male in bathtub, beach house, reenactment, psychic, spirituality, actress, helicopter, ocean, man crying ...
Place: peru, california, latin america, usa, malibu california, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, friends, family relations and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Out on a Limb: The Starter Wife (2007), Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993), Sunset Beach (1997), Out of Order (2003), All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental
Plot: midlife crisis, producer, starting over, ambition, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, self discovery, singleness, one more chance, ex couple relations, challenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank, a retired Irish seaman, and Walter, a retired Cuban barber, are two lonely old men trapped in the emptiness of their own lives. When they meet in a park Frank is able to start a conversation after several attempts. They begin to spend time ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: park, friendship, buddies, romance, human nature, retirement, introspection, couple relations, hopes, couples, friends, golden years ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida
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Sunset Beach (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sunset Beach is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from January 6, 1997 to December 31, 1999. The show follows the loves and lives of the people living in the Orange County coastal area named Sunset Beach, on the coast of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: beach, tsunami, surfing, best friends, actor's life, blind ambition, suburbs, desire for fame, sexual relations, celebrity culture, media satire, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Entertaining Angels" is an interesting title for this movie about the 1920's and 30's social activist, Dorothy Day, for it can be regarded that what this woman did, sometimes single-handedly, always controversially, in her fight ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: clergy, downfall, urban ghetto, rise and fall, rise to the top, idealism, self discovery, rich and poor, discrimination, social decay, urban ghetto life, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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 ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 is a 1978 film directed by Larry Peerce. It stars Marilyn Hassett and Timothy Bottoms. It is a sequel to The Other Side of the Mountain
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: paralysis, love affair, disability, romance, love and romance, human spirit, tragic love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, hopes, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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King (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: A 1978 TV miniseries about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
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Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Knots Landing (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The domestic adventures, misdeeds and everyday interactions of five families living on a cul-de-sac in a small California community.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, intrigue, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, americana, family life, family relations, best friend, power, marriage ...
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Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Looking (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, sincere
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay, artist, gay slur, gay relationship, love, gay culture, lgbt, male friendship, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, political drama
Plot: politics, state affairs, couples, romance, usa president, family relations, head of state, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, democrat, governor ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: new york, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fruitvale Station (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2007, year 2009
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Falcon Crest (1981)
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Audience: teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
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Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
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Country: UK, Canada, USA
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Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Titans (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sexy, clever, serious, realistic, touching ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, small town, opposites attract, romance, free spirit, fall in love, love and romance, buddies, introspection, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thirtysomething (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford Falls Company, and aired on ABC. It premiered in ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: yuppie, parenthood, friendship, advertising, couple relations, parents and children, parenting, suburbs, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Melrose Place (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In an elegant Spanish-style apartment building in the trendy Melrose neighborhood of Los Angeles, a diverse group of 20-somethings have formed a close-knit surrogate family. However, when a bloody body is found floating in the courtyard pool, the ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, twentysomething life, hollywood, thirtysomething life, young adult, neighbor, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, lifestyle ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls for a separated woman but can't cope when she returns to her husband.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, master and servant, extramarital affair, winter, couple relations, romance, friendship, school, looking for love, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: grim reaper, true love, reincarnation, best friends, betrayal, romance, afterlife, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disorder, supernatural, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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