Movies like Jack the Dog

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Jack the Dog (2001)
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Jack the Dog (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack is a successful photographer who has always been a womanizer. But at one point in his life he wants to settle down. He marries Faith and together they have a son, Sam. But things aren't working out that well as the two, due to Jack's active working life, grow apart more and more. When Jack can't control himself anymore and starts an affair with Hope, the marriage is over. Faith moves to London to marry the wealthy Klaus and wants to take Sam with her. But Jack wants his son with him and both agree to shared custody. Jack desire for women doesn't vanish, but living together with his son slowly brings a change in him.
Plot: sex, obsession, womanizer, photographer, seduction, divorce, hollywood, infidelity, marriage, single father, father son relationship, autobiography, sex addict, neurosis, remarry, death of mother, husband wife relationship, coffin, child custody, domineering mother, custody battle, arrested development, mother son relationship
Place: london, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Jack the Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about sex, infidelity, husband wife relationship, couples, friendship, love and romance and marriage mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Jack the Dog: Blume in Love (1973), Sexual Life (2004), Solitary Man (2009), Chuck & Buck (2000), Tales of Paris (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 898
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, divorce, lawyer, marriage, human nature, love affair, couple relations, unfulfilled love, bittersweet, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 904
Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, sexual relations, singleness, dishonesty, womanizer, introspection, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
 15K
Solitary Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: family drama, womanizer, self destructing, loneliness, sex addict, midlife crisis, aging, infidelity, obsession, divorce, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, boston, macau, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 5K
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, humorous, cynical, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, friendship, childhood friend, gay, danger, reunion, dysfunctional character, mentally unstable, love triangle, unrequited love, man child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 104
Tales of Paris (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The omnibus made of four separate romantic playlets, each with its own cast, director, and scenarist. "The Tale of Ella," directed by Jacques Poitrenaud, stars Dany Saval as an ambitious nightclub performer who very nearly messes up her ...
Style: anthology
Plot: husband wife relationship, taxi, sex, film producer, hollywood, actress, party, audition, marriage, male female relationship, compilation
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Man About Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, chase, self discovery, journalism, dishonesty, talent agent, husband wife relationship, reporter, adultery, pursuit, expose, diary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 11K
Shampoo (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds ...
Style: sexual, sexy, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), hippie, loan, election, womanizer, hairdresser, presidential election, satire, politics, infidelity, looking for sex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, 70s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 1K
Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, love triangle, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, music band, rising to stardom, nightlife, celebrity culture, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Scumbag Hustler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soloman Crow pays a visit to his god fearing, bible quoting, closeted homosexual brother and his sexually repressed wife. He enters their home with a proclamation to kick a drug habit that almost cost him his life. Broke, it doesn't take ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: gay, infidelity, ejaculation, sex, female nudity, african american, murder, vagina, husband wife relationship, marriage, female full frontal nudity, drugs ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 511
The Girls (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A theater company rehearses Aristophanes play "Lysistrata" in which the Athenian women revolt to force the men to suspend the war and make peace. The three leading female actresses, Liz, Marianne and Gunilla, all live in humiliating ...
Plot: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, male female relationship, marriage, flashback, female nudity, sex, actress, anti war, tour, theatrical troupe ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 4K
Ellie Parker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, nightclub, infidelity, friendship, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, erection, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.0
 228K
Marriage Story (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
Style: rough, psychological, thought provoking, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: parent child relationship, divorce, lawyer, marriage, husband wife relationship, infidelity, marital problem, husband wife conflict, troubled marriage, apology, theatre director, theatre group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 13K
Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: father daughter relationship, death of mother, judge, lawyer, school, child custody, police, family relations, friendship, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austin texas, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 9K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, fall in love, introspection, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 936
Star Maps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, dysfunctional family, mental illness, coming of age, prostitute, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, youth, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, transsexual ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 157
Dirty Tricks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a dinner party leads Edward down a very precarious and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: husband wife relationship, cheating, trial, seduction, murder, love, inheritance, infidelity, adultery, suspicion, unfaithful wife, money ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Head Of The Family (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man is delighted to hear that his wife is pregnant and he begins to prepare for the wonders of fatherhood. As time progresses along, the family grows larger with each successive child and the father feels his importance in the family has been ...
Plot: breast feeding, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, father son relationship, anarchism, riot, evil man, sex, drifter, family relations, idealism, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 13K
Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, sexual relations, promiscuity, self discovery, lifestyle, sex, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, writers, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, writer's life, parents and children, understanding ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 518
Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, breakup, starting over, seduction, journalist, self discovery, self confidence, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, infidelity, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mental institution, infidelity, hollywood, filmmaking, mental illness, downfall, dishonesty, human nature, pregnancy, showbiz, innocence lost, introspection ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 5K
Husbands (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous
Plot: hotel, friends, dentist, basketball, suburbs, midlife crisis, friendship, gambling, infidelity, middle aged man, casino, suburban life ...
Place: new york, london, england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 2K
Lemon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Style: funny, witty, ironic, dark humor, humorous
Plot: blindness, self pity, audition, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, 40 year old, acting class, marital separation, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, white male black female relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, tibet, israel, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, astronaut, opposites attract, terminal illness, family relations, loss of daughter, single mother, bittersweet, understanding, retired, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: texas, new york, usa, louisiana, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Because of his wavering health, Monsieur Henri can no longer live alone in his Paris appartment. Particularly grumpy, he ends up nonetheless accepting his son Paul's suggestion that he let one of his rooms out to a young female student. Far ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: father son conflict, old man, parent child relationship, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, seduction, friendship, strong female lead, husband wife relationship, infidelity, death, singing in a car ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Which Way, Por Favor? (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The breathtaking sights and sounds of Mexico's lush Pacific coast come alive in this captivating comedy-drama shot in the isolated seaside village of Yelapa. Join four offbeat travelers hunting for romantic adventure, hidden cash, a mysterious ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: beach, seduction, tourist, vacation, improv, dog, sex, scorpion, female nudity, lesbian subtext
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 38K
Spread (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Nikki is homeless, car-less and closing in on 30, but he's amoral, good-looking, and adept in the sack, moving from one wealthy woman of 35 or 40 to another, a kept boy-toy. His newest gig, with Samantha, an attorney whose house ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, cynical, erotic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, seduction, gigolo, party, fall in love, battle of the sexes, infidelity, looking for sex, city, life philosophy, women, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Alex in Wonderland (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, Alex seemingly has his choice of what his next project will ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, nudity (full frontal - brief), vietnam war, imaginary kingdom, starting over, rebelliousness, celebrity culture, political unrest, couple relations, small town, small town life, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: italy, vietnam, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 60K
Stepmom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: terminal illness, divorce, step parent, stepmother stepson relationship, parents and children, custody, rebellious daughter, family life, friendship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, human nature, remarry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, youth, save the day, family relations, father son relationship, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%