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 twists and turns, realistic, humorous and thought provoking films with plots about female director, female nudity, cheating, lesbian, jealousy, break up and gay mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Chance of a Lifetime: L.A. Superheroes (2013), Finnegan Begin Again (1985), Trusting Beatrice (1992), Toss It (2019), Family (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
L.A. Superheroes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Helena, a beautiful immigrant actress/model, way too old for modeling and too old for acting without credits finally lands a big job but overseas. Out of desperation and advice of her LA friends she commits a federal fraud to get her traveling ...
Plot: female director, green card, arrest, betrayal, modeling, immigration, passport, cheating
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, widow, husband wife relationship, mortician, newspaper man, columnist
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, fire, frenchwoman, dysfunctional family, bad luck, jail, orphan
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: flirt, chemistry, female director, dialogue driven, coin toss, wedding, parents, best friend, cheating, con artists, strong female lead, plot twist ...
Place: los angeles, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 51
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, gay romance, lesbian, coming out, african american, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.
Plot: female director, middle aged, con men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 329
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, urban setting, asian american, asian
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 7.1
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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, police, cigarette smoking, teenage girl, taxi driver, sister sister relationship, improv, fired from the job, jealousy, mother daughter relationship, fast food, loneliness ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 307
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, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 75
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: grief, jealousy, friendship, grownups, female director, female nudity, female masturbation, handyman, female full frontal nudity, small town, sister sister relationship, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, couple relations, romance, goofy hero, self discovery, midlife crisis, farce, satire, alcohol, condom, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 444
Signature Move (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A secret new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her complicated relationship with her recently widowed mother. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling.
Plot: wrestling, female director, mother daughter relationship, wrestler, lawyer, debt, lesbian, mexican, break up, binoculars, pakistani, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sex scene, party, kissing, dinner, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 39
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, group shower, female nudity, male nudity, shower, swimming pool, holiday, bra, beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 153
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, cycling, lesbian, lesbian interest, riding a bicycle
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sister, support, relationships, female director, mother, blonde, actress, break up, breakup, depression, insecurity, drummer ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 49
Love Me Not (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sweet and daring portrait of blurred sexuality and love complications, this independent feature tells the story of Dennis and Aggie, pals since primary school and roommates for five years. He works in a painting studio while she’s a photographer ...
Plot: female director, gay parent, roommate, crying, gay kiss, jealousy, friend, lesbian, wanting to have children, watching pornography, breakup, lesbian relationship ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, phone sex, cuckold, suicide attempt, hitchhiker, pretending to be dead, suicide by jumping, large breasts, mistaken identity, traveling salesman, female nudity, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, barefoot, female nudity, shower, mud, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 156
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, sexual exploration, advertising, biracial, morality, interracial sex, interracial relations, exploring sexuality, passion, deception, lust, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 367
Risotto (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two mothers/wives devise a solution to the downsides of marriage.
Plot: female director, feminist, dysfunctional marriage, parent child relationship, lesbian relationship, sea, birthday party, yuppie, photo model, marital problem, businessman, underwater scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, alcohol abuse, getting home, effeminate man, immorality, small town life, cancer, selfishness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Crazy Beautiful You (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A bad girl and a province boy found love in the state of being broken and in the process of healing.
Plot: female director, sexy teenager, race car, healing, sexy legs, pretty legs, province, bad girl
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: dysfunctional relationship, cheating, engagement, improv, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
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 2K
Black Widows (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three friends enact an innocent revenge on one's rapist but things spiral out of control resulting in the deaths of each of their lovers.
Plot: female director, childhood friend, childhood friends, sex scene, shower, forced sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 348
Baby Bootcamp (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fitness instructor Julia is down on her luck, trying to make her baby boot camp a thriving business. To make ends meet, she becomes a part-time nanny for a single widowed father. Trouble is, she knows nothing about taking care of children.
Plot: picnic, female director, father figure, male friendship, con artists, male bonding, sabotage, in laws, gift, dinner, kiss, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%