Movies like Two Is a Happy Number

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Two Is a Happy Number
Original name: One Is a Lonely Number
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her husband will come back to her. After uncovering disturbing new information about her husbands infidelity, she finally comes to realize her marriage is truly over. And it is only then that she discovers what is truly important in life.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, golden years, store, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, divorce, marriage, dating, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, twentysomething life, breakup, starting over, thirtysomething life, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Scenes from a Marriage
Drama
Sweden
283 min.
 8.5
Providence
Drama
France, Switzerland, UK
110 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, love and romance and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Two Is a Happy Number: Just Between Friends (1986), The Baby Maker (1970), The Pumpkin Eater (1964), We Won't Grow Old Together (1972), Daybreak (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Just Between Friends
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.
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Time: 80s
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The Baby Maker
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california
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The Pumpkin Eater
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, clever ...
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Style: serious, emotional, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: europe, france
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A Change of Seasons
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
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The Law of Enclosures
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, retirement home, gulf war, crumbling marriage, aging, couple relations, infidelity, elderly, terminal illness, love and romance, soldier, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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    User:   58%
 
Where Love Has Gone
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, trial, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, marriage, teenage daughter, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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    User:   61%
 
Plans for Tomorrow
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, friendship, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, singleness, midlife crisis, pregnancy, woman in danger, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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Making Love
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: talky, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, coming out, office, fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, gay, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
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The Mouth Agape
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Providence
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Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, marriage, divorce, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, romance, introspection, honest, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
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Summer Clouds
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel (Roberto Enríquez), Ana (Natalia Millán), and their little boy, Manuel (Kevin Almodóvar), travel from Madrid to a resort on the Costa Brava for the summer. Ana runs into Marta (Irene Montalà of L'Auberge Espagnole), a local shopgirl ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mentally unstable, romance, young lovers, resort, crumbling marriage, store, obsession, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, sexual relations, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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Losing Chase
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An intimate and turbulent relationship develops between Chase, a woman recovering from a nervous breakdown and Elizabeth, the caretaker employed to look after her.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, chase, friendship, depression, single parent, lesbian, crumbling marriage, women, human nature, storytelling, interracial romance, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey, california
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Steam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: singleness, hopes, family relations, golden years, single parent, human spirit, sauna, widow, catholic, lesbian, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Signs & Wonders
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, germany, greece, sweden
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An Unmarried Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, self discovery, romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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A Map of the World
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, dishonesty, small town, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, friendship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin, minnesota
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Tara Road
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two grieving women - Ria, a Dublin mom whose husband discloses he's in love with a woman already pregnant, and Marilyn, a Connecticut Yankee who's son has died - swap houses for a couple months. Marilyn finds solace in Ria's garden ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, starting over, friendship, death in the family, divorce, cook, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, europe, ireland, usa, hawaii ...
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Coast to Coast
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, clever
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, on the road, human nature, introspection, suburbs, couple relations, road trip, couples, family problems, battle of the sexes, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, connecticut, usa
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Texasville
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, best friends, single parent, crumbling marriage, depression, human nature, family, greed, prejudice, relationships, infidelity, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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System:   40%
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Hysterical Blindness
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, loneliness, best friends, relationships, single parent, women, couple relations, depression, character study, brutality, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
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The Touch
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: love affair, mentally unstable, small town, crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Desperate Characters
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With wit and real wisdom, Desperate Characters brilliantly examines the life of two disillusioned New Yorkers as they struggle to come to grips with the "normal" life with which they can no longer cope. Featuring powerful performances by ...
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: city life, urban, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, human nature, life is a bitch, family relations, translator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
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System:   39%
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Sofie
Genre: Drama
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