Movies like Sleepless in Madrid

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Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
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Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
Original name: insomnio
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes will change forever.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: drugs/alcohol, couples, romance, babies and infants, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment, insomnia, male nudity, female nudity, pubic hair
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain

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Most similar movies to Sleepless in Madrid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sleepless in Madrid: The Anonymous Queen (1992), A Woman in the Rain (1992), Easy Sex, Sad Movies (2014), Semen, a Love Sample (2005), More Grief Than Glory (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Anonymous Queen (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anna Luz, a married woman, rethinks her life when she receives the visit of a stranger who claims to be her neighbor from the floor below. His arrival coincides with the entry of a series of extravagant characters who, as in a dream, invade his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, disorder, sexual relations, couples, gun, shower
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Woman in the Rain (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, destiny, romance, road not taken, fall in love, love and romance, couples, parallel world, rain, multiple outcomes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Easy Sex, Sad Movies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Buenos Aires screenwriter Pablo is hired to write a new romantic comedy. As he begins his story, he visualizes his characters living in Madrid. Pablo creates a meet-cute between Marina and VĂ­ctor, a cute couple in Madrid who are soon totally in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, writer's life, introspection, love affair, singleness, unfulfilled love, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, couples, cleavage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Semen, a Love Sample (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A biologist in an insemination clinic unexpectedly falls in love with a free-spirited trapeze artist and the idea of fathering her child. A hilarious romantic comedy about love at first sight, with complications to follow...and more laughs than you ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, erotic
Plot: strong sexual content, love and romance, clinic, couples, disorder, pregnancy, nothing goes right, fall in love, semen, real life father and son playing father and son, biologist, masturbation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, youth, family relations, romance, nothing goes right, siblings relations, teenage love, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.0
 2K
The Garden (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Slovakia, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jakub's life arrived at a dead-end. He leaves his job, and gets into conflict with his father. The trouble just grows by his relation with a married woman. Breaking out, Jakub realizes the pleasures of the countryside in the old garden of his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, offbeat, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: miraculous event, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, religions or cults, imaginary, unfulfillment, couples, male nudity, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 179
V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, battle of the sexes, romance, introspection, couple relations, fall in love, friendship, love affair, love and romance, couples, friends, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love and romance, suburbs, couples, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, love affair, family life, suburban life, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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I Wonder Who's Kissing You Now (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this rom-com Sam is having problems with both his professional life and his marriage. His career as a film director has dried up, while at home he's sure that his new bride is having an affair. He might be right as she's started seeing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, unfulfillment, jealousy, sex, affair
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Excuse Me Darling, But Lucas Loved Me (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Until Lucas appeared in their lives, Dani, Carlos and Toni had a quiet life with no major concerns. They shared almost everything: the house, housework, dogs, his homosexual tendencies and debts. It was these that forced them to rent one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, cynical
Plot: murder mystery, homosexuality, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, gender, love triangle, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 279
Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: breakup, unfulfillment, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, family relations, songwriter, song ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 519
The Oddball (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Can one ensure immortal love? Hippolyte, an eccentric notary, sees his marriage to Camille as his one great success. He also believes that love doesn't last, and this flummoxes him as they approach their 15th anniversary. To test her love for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, party, husband wife relationship, prank, divorce, marriage, love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, college, couple relations, infidelity, couples, bikini, topless, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
 5K
Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, couples, mentally unstable, battle of the sexes, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Almost Pregnant (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie (Conaway) is a happy man with a beautiful wife (Roberts), a wonderful career and every blessing a man could want except "...children". When the wife demands a "star child" and Charlie can't deliver the goods, they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: infertility, farce, betrayal, family life, love and romance, romance, couples, babies and infants, pregnancy, fall in love, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Laura Cadieux II (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: working class, love and romance, couples, screwball, family relations, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, love affair, singleness, gender, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 438
Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: reincarnation, immigrants, unlikely couple, nightclub, society, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, writer's life, culture clash, down on your luck, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: egypt, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Love at First Hiccough (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anja is a beautiful and very well proportioned high school senior... and still a virgin. She insists that she wants her first time to be with a guy, who knows what it's about. Her rich (and arrogant, pretentious and obnoxious) boyfriend Peter ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: youth, young lovers, siblings relations, teenage life, love and romance, couples, high school, first love, young love
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, urban, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, sex, divorce, hypochondriac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 398
Wirey Spindell (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a Manhattanite takes a whimsical look back at his formative years and sexuality.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: coming of age, city life, urban, family life, taxi, best friends, unlikely couple, romance, womanizer, self discovery, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Made in Italy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, lifestyle, soccer, widow, inheritance, pregnancy, football stadium, loss of father, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 64
Soft Hearts (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Annie sets her sights on her co-worker Ron she gets a few drinks in him at an office party and then has her way with him in car. A few weeks later she's expecting and is ready to set up housekeeping. Only problem? Ron's boyfriend Nick ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: office, gays and lesbians, romance, love triangle, lgbt, sexual relations, gender, love and romance, couples, infidelity, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, police officer, rape, vengeance, couple relations, couples, fall in love, gays and lesbians, drug abuse, gender, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 701
Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, ladykiller, love and romance, tv show, dishonesty, media, couples, disorder, elevator, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 486
White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dinosaur, love triangle, romance, family life, love and romance, couples, introspection, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, samurai ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wait for Me in Heaven (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pepe Soriano plays a Madrid shopkeeper who is kidnapped by henchmen of Franco in this political comedy. After his kidnapping, he is forced to become the dictator's double for many official ceremonies. Due to his long and unexplained absence, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, biting
Plot: politics, hidden identity, state affairs, switching roles, kidnapping, dishonesty, society, disorder, shopkeeper, entrapment, dictator, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, buddies, wooing, breakup, thirtysomething life, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Traci Townsend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: journalism, singleness, romance, showbiz, love and romance, couples, lingerie, concealed nudity, lesbian kiss, journalist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 113
Zapping (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, twins, vengeance, rivalry, couples, female nudity, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%