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Two Is a Happy Number (1972)
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Two Is a Happy Number (1972)
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: divorce, marriage, dating, starting over, friendship, support group, college, golden years, battle of the sexes, store, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, twentysomething life, breakup, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, family problems and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Two Is a Happy Number: Just Between Friends (1986), The Pumpkin Eater (1964), Plans for Tomorrow (2010), We Won't Grow Old Together (1972), Twice in a Lifetime (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Just Between Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, best friends, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, feminism, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, clever ...
Plot: marriage, mentally unstable, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couples, feminism, self discovery, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
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: sincere, serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, infidelity, love triangle, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, working class, suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Change of Seasons (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, college, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, romance, polyamory, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Cinema Verite (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1973, the Loud family became a television sensation of a new kind. It was long before a metal rock star showed his eccentric family on the small screen and decades before housewives had screaming matches with each other on camera in public. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family life, crumbling marriage, human nature, tv show, media, family problems, americana, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, showbiz, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: california, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Baby Maker (1970)
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
Plot: hippie, surrogate mother, infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, baby, hollywood, couple relations, love affair, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry and his much-younger girlfriend surprise their friends one vacation weekend by announcing their desire to marry immediately. As they are visiting a small island village off the coast of west Australia, that is easier said than done.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: island, friendship, terminal illness, best friends, village, golden years, romance, unlikely couple, young lovers, opposites attract, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
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, touching, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: best friends, friendship, single parent, couple relations, working class, looking for love, parents and children, singleness, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Steam (2007)
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, gloomy, realistic, talky ...
Plot: lesbian, widow, sauna, catholic, singleness, hopes, female friendship, single mother, family relations, golden years, single parent, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Coast to Coast (2003)
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: serious, gloomy, talky, realistic, clever
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, crumbling marriage, on the road, human nature, introspection, couple relations, suburbs, couples, family problems, battle of the sexes, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Black Girl (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, wife husband relationship, death, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, golden years, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desperate Characters (1971)
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: serious, emotional, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: translator, city life, urban, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, human nature, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, dancer's life, tragic hero, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, campaign, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, farm, family relations, romance, single parent, soldier, friendship, love affair, pregnancy, fall in love ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.9
 316
Eden (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Story of a New England boys' school and of one of the students who is infatuated with an instructor's wife who has Multiple Sclerosis. The woman struggles to show her strict husband how love rather than demands helps the student to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, boarding school, multiple sclerosis, relationship vs career, school, hopes, infatuation, teacher, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, talky, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, vacation, midlife crisis, human nature, couple relations, wilderness, romance, couples, friends, best friends, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: talky, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfilled love, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, tennis court, suburbs, infidelity, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family life, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, single parent, marriage, friendship, singleness, hopes, family relations, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Losing Chase (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, single parent, dysfunctional family, chase, crumbling marriage, nervous breakdown, traumatic experience, caretaker, human nature, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: introspection, self discovery, unfulfillment, family relations, family life, writer's life, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, hopes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick, an adulterous New Yorker, and his wife, Sarah, relocate to the Midwest for a fresh start. Nick soon befriends a wealthy local farmer and discovers a secret he's been keeping is not so easily left behind in this erotic and surreal drama.
Style: gloomy, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, countryside, unfulfillment, couples, femme fatale, starting over, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
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Making Love (1982)
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: semi serious, talky, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, gay, gays and lesbians, infidelity, office, fall in love, romance, lgbt, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Touch (1971)
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, infidelity, small town, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, romance, love, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: sexual, serious, clever, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Law of Enclosures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: retirement home, gulf war, elderly, soldier, golden years, crumbling marriage, aging, couple relations, infidelity, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%