Movies like Chance of a Lifetime

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Chance of a Lifetime (1998)
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Chance of a Lifetime (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, feeling guilty she didn't save his job, volunteers for a fake marriage so he can use her insurance. The 'happy couple' in now constantly beleaguered by her mother and an insurance inspector, while each has his own affairs, but the co-habitation also seems to generate meaningful affection.
Plot: female director, jealousy, cheating, fake marriage, dinner, syringe, shower, crutches

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, twists and turns and feel good films with plots about female director, female nudity, shower, jealousy, cheating, sex scene and infidelity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Chance of a Lifetime: Finnegan Begin Again (1985), Trusting Beatrice (1992), Toss It (2019), Crazy in Love (1992), Family (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.
Plot: female director, old age, columnist, newspaper man, husband wife relationship, widow, mortician
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95%
Trusting Beatrice (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Claude (Mark Evan Jacobs) is a hapless blue-collared loser living in Providence, Rhode Island whose life changes for the worse when he is unfairly fired from his job, his girlfriend cheats on him, and his apartment burns down resulting in him ...
Plot: female director, jail, orphan, bad luck, dysfunctional family, frenchwoman, fire
Place: rhode island
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92%
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Toss It (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four funny flawed fierce females discover what they don't know: about themselves, their families and Western Civilization.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: female director, best friend, coin toss, buddha, cheating, plot twist, parents, teacher, wedding, con artists, strong female lead, dialogue driven ...
Place: los angeles, new york, philadelphia
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89%
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Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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78%
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, female director, coming out, african american, gay romance, lesbian, gay relationship
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77%
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Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, self discovery, goofy hero, farce, bar, satire, condom, alcohol ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
42 Seconds of Happiness (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A circle of thirty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to celebrate the same sex wedding of a member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to behave themselves, a series of surprise plans, unexpected arrivals and exposed secrets ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: female director, improv
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75%
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Break Up Club (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Break Up Club (Chinese: 分手說愛你) is a 2010 Hong Kong romance film starring Jaycee Chan and Fiona Sit. This film revolves around a website that allows users to win back lost loves, so long as they agree to break up another happy couple.
Audience: student film
Plot: female director, asian american, asian, urban setting
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71%
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Romaine (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First Adventure: Romaine goes on vacation by herself. Second Adventure: Romaine dones internships. Third Adventure: Romaine loses her memory ... Three stories of a girl without friends, without hope, without desire.
Plot: female director, shower, swimming pool, male nudity, beach, holiday, bra, female nudity, group shower
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69%
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Happy as One (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Drama "in the improvisational style of Andreas Dresen or Mike Leigh" about three drifted apart sisters (Meret Becker, Stephanie Stappenbeck and Heidrun Bartholomäus) finding back together after the death of their mother.
Plot: female director, jealousy, fired from the job, police, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, improv, mother daughter relationship, loss of job, beer drinking, fast food, taxi driver ...
Place: berlin germany
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68%
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Mary Marie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
Plot: friendship, grief, jealousy, grownups, female director, small town, sister sister relationship, handyman, sex scene, female masturbation, voyeurism, female nudity ...
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65%
Blessed Events (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Again the film centres on a decidedly ordinary young woman – here, thirtysomething single Simone – caught up in an extraordinary situation: finding she’s pregnant after an anonymous (and evidently rare) one-night stand, she visits the hospital ...
Plot: female director, fatherhood, nightclub, dancing, kissing, bed, sex scene, party, dinner
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64%
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian interest, lesbian, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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61%
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Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, family relations, romance, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, unfulfillment, producer, friendship, passion, divorce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Inside Out II (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Mis-apprehended"; "I've Got A Crush On You"; "The Freak"; "There's This Travelling Salesman, ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, cuckold, phone sex, bare breasts, alien invasion, traveling salesman, pretending to be dead, erotica, female nudity, suicide attempt, hitchhiker, suicide by jumping ...
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57%
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Perfection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kristabelle, still living with her Mother cuts herself to feel alive. Her Mother, addicted to plastic surgery also cuts herself trying to maintain her youth. Through the help of a pot smoking young lover, a newly sober British stand up comic and ...
Plot: female director, cut, mother daughter relationship, cutting, plastic surgery
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56%
Hedi Schneider Is Stuck (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A model family's happy life unexpectedly goes off the rails when the carefree Hedi, played by Laura Tonke, suddenly starts having panic attacks. First mental illness and then drug dependency – the happiness that these happy-go-lucky ...
Plot: panic attack, female director, male nudity, female nudity, shower, mud, barefoot, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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56%
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the year after graduating college, Izzy struggles to navigate the seemingly incessant failures of adulthood, the reality of a substandard dating pool and a debilitating fear of top-sheets, all in between X-Files marathons. Comically unsuccessful ...
Plot: support, female director, relationships, mother, sister, insecurity, depression, drummer, overalls, break up, sister sister relationship, actress ...
Place: new york
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55%
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June Falling Down (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman returns home to Wisconsin for her best friend's wedding and the one year anniversary of her father's death.
Plot: female director, kayak, passive aggressive behavior, mishap, grownups, effeminate man, alcohol abuse, getting home, cancer, childhood friend, drunk driving, immorality ...
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54%
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Mixing Nia (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ad agency copywriter, ordered to push a new brand of beer to black ghetto kids, resigns from her job and goes searching for her racial identity.
Plot: female director, interracial sex, advertising, morality, biracial, exploring sexuality, interracial relations, jealousy, lust, african american, sexual exploration, self awareness ...
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52%
Go Crazy Go Mad (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Bryn and Eckland escape the stress of a small apartment in the big city to rejuvenate their relationship, only to realize a relationship without walls will make you go crazy. This all-improvised-dialogue feature shot in 5 days, aims to reset the bar ...
Plot: improv, cheating, engagement, dysfunctional relationship, love
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50%
The Breakup Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters deal with the death of their father.
Plot: sister, female director, death of father
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Creative Nonfiction (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting the screenplay she is supposed to write in order to ...
Plot: female director, sleeping on the floor, virgin, college, dormitory, college life
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48%
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Julia Has Two Lovers (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Julia gets a call to a wrong number, but stays on the phone with the man on the other end for the entire day.
Plot: male nudity, shower, female nudity
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47%
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Lover Girl (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, lolita, youth, prostitution, massage parlor, teenage prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We're All Still Here (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two housewives discuss philosophical themes (actually an updated dialogue of Plato and Socrates) while doing the house work, the husband of one of them rehearses his part in a play (reading a 20th century philosophical text about totaliarism) at the ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: female director, theater, jazz, philosopher, sewing, jazz music, housewife, bourgeoisie, monologue, philosophy, totalitarianism
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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18 Years Later (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie (and her three fathers) are taking A-levels. Marie passes. She spends the summer in the country with her mother, Sylvia, who has returned from America with her Californian husband who has two sons. Marie falls in and out of love for the first ...
Plot: female director, salsa, male female relationship, dating, coming of age, swimming pool, holiday, bicycle, viagra, housekeeper, violin
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Animal Behavior (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unfunny comedy about a love triangle between a music instructor, and an animal research scientist, and a chimp.
Plot: female director, monkey actor, chimpanzee, simian fiction, female protagonist, sign language, ape, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Hannas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hans and Anna – together they make the Hannas: A hefty couple who love to cook. They meet sisters Kim and Nicola, both anorexic and excitingly different. Opposites attract, however, and anything goes, so the Hannas each wind up having an affair ...
Plot: opposites attract, female director, butt naked, bed, infidelity, massage, torture, beating, jealousy, sex scene, therapy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, cons and scams, romance, love and romance, fall in love, power relations, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, theft, transformation, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%