Movies like Period of Adjustment

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Period of Adjustment (1962)
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Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the time quarreling, and then, on Christmas eve, they visit George's war buddy, Ralph Baltz. However Ralph's wife Dorothea has just walked out on him, taking their child. Each couple then observes the marital difficulties of the other couple
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, couples, romance, friends, love and romance, adult virgin, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, christmas, dog, wedding, korean war, alcohol abuse, male virgin, veteran, drunkenness, motel, young love, neurosis, honeymoon, police station, impotence, affection, nurse ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, tennessee

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Most similar movies to Period of Adjustment

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, friendship, couple relations, friends, love and romance, romance and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Period of Adjustment: Face the Music (1993), Hello Lonesome (2010), Some Girl(s) (2013), Bastards of Young (2013), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, friends, couples, breakup, family relations, french countryside, divorced couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, on the road, breakup, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, misanthrope, airplane, misogynist, argument ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life, friends, best friends, introspection, crumbling marriage, friendship, divorce, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, couples, friends, car accident, cellist, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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63%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, introspection, parents and children, self discovery, couple relations, human nature, wilderness, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new england, usa
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57%
Helena from the Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. However, when an unexpected guest shows up, the group's facades begin to crumble.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, friends, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, bittersweet, friendship, marriage, husband wife relationship, newlyweds, model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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56%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, love and romance, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, tennis, womanizer, custody, friendship, family problems, couples, friends, lifestyle, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: talky, cynical, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: romance, dishonesty, rivalry, nothing goes right, love and romance, intrigue, couples, bad attitude, disorder, couple relations, greed, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: friendship, widower, romance, artists and showbiz, starting over, love and romance, family problems, family relations, couples, love affair, couple relations, death in the family ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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49%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, society, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family relations, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, disorder, friends, family relations, couples, lifestyle, parents and children, couple relations, feminism, bittersweet ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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48%
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Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, family problems, friends, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, sailor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, couples, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, black romance, infidelity, sex scene, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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46%
The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, couple relations, introspection, love and romance, looking for love, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, hopes, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Best Man Down (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: honeymoon, couple relations, friendship, couples, newlyweds, dealing with death, wedding, mother daughter relationship, teenager, husband wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, phoenix arizona, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, sexual content, love and romance, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, youth, unemployment, human nature, friendship, friendship between men, coming of age, friends, siblings relations, courtroom drama, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best man, friendship, christmas, buddies, love and romance, friends, wedding preparations and rituals, couple relations, romance, marriage, family relations, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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42%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, life turned upside down, family relations, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, wooing, romance, mother daughter relationship, twentysomething life, singleness, gays and lesbians, love and romance, relationships, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, disorder, mine ...
Time: contemporary
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38%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, marriage, thirtysomething life, silly humor, african american protagonist, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, family life, parents and children, couples, friends, couple relations, friendship, little girl, bittersweet, youth, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, talky, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family problems, family relations, homecoming, looking for love, family life, follow your dream, starting over, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, homecoming, couples, friends, old love, romance, couple relations, introspection, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: couples, success, friendship, marriage, crumbling marriage, conversation, love, couple relations, resentment, happiness, friends, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Take These Men (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Moments before being surprised at an anniversary garden party thrown by her husband and their family and friends, Carol Sherwood shocks him by saying she wants a divorce and during the course of the party, she has three separate fantasies with three ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, road not taken, mistaken identity, singleness, dishonesty, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, love and romance, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, best friends, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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