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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
Original name: Tales of the City
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: humorous, sexual, sentimental, offbeat, sexy, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, homosexual, infidelity, gender, marijuana, best friends, singleness, friends, romance, couple relations, love triangle, vacation, love and romance, self discovery, looking for love, sexual exploration, bohemian life, family problems, urban, sexual identity, couples, secretary, lifestyle, city life, roommate ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City

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 love and romance, couples, lifestyle, looking for love, gender, romance and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City: The L Word (2004), Queer as Folk (2000), Will & Grace (1998), Sex and the City (1998), All My Children (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, older woman younger man relationship, lesbianism, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
Further Tales of the City (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This sequel to More Tales of the City finds Mary Ann (Laura Linney) struggling to advance in her new career on television, while Michael (Paul Hopkins) is playing the field after his break-up with Jon (Billy Campbell). After her divorce, Prue (Mary ...
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, romance, celebrity culture, couple relations, aids, gender, lgbt, secret identity, bohemian life, anti conformity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 330 min.
Story: In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton go on a cruise where they meet ...
Style: sincere, sexual, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: city life, urban, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, gender, singleness, couple relations, self discovery, wooing, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
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Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay relationship, gay, homosexuality, homosexual, discrimination, gender, gay teenager, age difference, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.2
 50K
Will & Grace (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends living in New York, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Together, along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and their careers, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, roommate, supportive friend, best friends, love and romance, dating, looking for love, platonic, gender, singleness, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: sentimental, witty, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, best friends, looking for love, sexual attraction, couple relations, city life, sex, looking for sex, sexual relations, everyday life, sexual intercourse, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
All My Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970 to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network since April 29, 2013 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, saga
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, family life, drug abuse, rapist, childhood sweetheart, couples, love triangle, couple relations, intrigue, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: sexual, witty, humorous, clever, controversial ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, homosexual, lgbt, looking for sex, friendship, love affair, gender bending, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 673
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, family problems, unlikely couple, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, adultery, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, self discovery, love affair, destructive relationship, on the road, couples, romance, young lovers, journalism, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, adulthood, couples, love triangle, college life, looking for love, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sugar Rush (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, swinger, love and romance, sexual attraction, sexuality, teenage life, sexual relations, teenage love, sexual activity, sexual exploration, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.
Style: sexy, talky, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, coming out, youth, gender, coming of age, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 840
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, opposites attract, romance, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Lip Service (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sexy, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, lovers, love triangle, love and romance, sexual identity, ex couple relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, saudi arabia, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Looking (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: gay, gay couple, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, friendship, friendship between men, gay slur, male friendship, looking for love, direction and purpose, everyday life, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, los angeles, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.6
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Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, sexual relations, fall in love, infidelity, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, dishonesty, lifestyle, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, couples, sexual content, best friends, romance, gender, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: republican, looking for love, fall in love, gender bending, youth, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, couple relations, friends, romance, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Perfect Opposites (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationship problems, opposites attract, love triangle, unlikely couple, fall in love, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, romance, looking for love, single, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, wedding, friendship, couples, lovers reunited, looking for love, self discovery, young lovers, romance, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 34K
Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual exploration, sexuality, sexual relations, sex, masturbation, sexual identity, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, couple relations, workplace, against the rules ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956 ...
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 1K
Noah's Arc (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Noah's Arc is an American cable television dramedy. The series, which predominantly features gay black and Latino characters, focused on many socially relevant issues, including same sex dating, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenthood, HIV and ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
Plot: gay african american, african american, gay, boyfriend, dating, friendship, friendship between men, workplace, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, college, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Single Ladies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Single Ladies is an American comedy-drama television series on VH1 that debuted on May 30, 2011, as a two-hour television film. Created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, the series chronicles the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, fashion, couple relations, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, strong female presence, singleness, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gender bending, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, los angeles, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 1K
Hotel (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the timeslot following Dynasty. Based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, boss and employee, workplace situations, love affair, fall in love, newlyweds, romance, workplace, love and romance
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%