Movies like Pete 'n' Tillie

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Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
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Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to meeting the latest in a long string of blind dates, his name being Pete Seltzer. Pete and Tillie are not a match made in heaven, he using wisecracking and constant flirtations with women to mask his own insecurities about his average looks and not wanting to deal with life head on. Despite Tillie's guard being up with regard to Pete, he is able slowly to chip away at her defenses. They do embark on a relationship which ends up in a straightforward and somewhat mutual declaration that they will get married despite their fundamental differences. But can their relationship survive these fundamental differences, which don't change during the course of their marriage, and as they deal with the terminal malignant tumor diagnosis of their nine-year old son, Robbie?
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, emotional, realistic, contemplative, talky, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, breakup, hospital, marriage, leukemia, death of son, nurse, best friends, friends, romance, family relations, betrayal, love and romance, battle of the sexes, family problems, couples, one more chance, terminal illness, gender, opposites attract, adult virgin, crumbling marriage, homecoming, unfulfillment, profanity ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, unfulfillment and bittersweet mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Pete 'n' Tillie: The Four Seasons (1981), House Calls (1978), Grumpy Old Men (1993), Mary and Rhoda (2000), An Unmarried Woman (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, couple relations, wilderness, friends, couples, family problems, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa
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95%
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House Calls (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, looking for love, lawsuit, couple relations, starting over, hopes, romance, hospital bed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 42K
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mayor, friendship, love triangle, christmas, couple relations, fall in love, buddies, romance, love and romance, rescue, golden years, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.3
 375
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, touching, humorous, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family relations, family problems, looking for love, homecoming, family life, follow your dream, couple relations, college, starting over, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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An Unmarried Woman (1978)
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: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, midlife crisis, starting over, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, betrayal, romance, human nature, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfillment, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, couple relations, happy ending, love, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, introspection, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, starting over, couples, thirtysomething life, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, workplace, unlikely couple, media, couples, love, opposites attract, manipulative woman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 285
Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five women, all in their forties, try to find out what's important for them in life.
Style: emotional, clever, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, best friends, gender, aging, romance, parents and children, feminism, looking for love, love affair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, profanity, hippie, accountant, hotel, midlife crisis, bittersweet, makeover, feminism, extramarital affair, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Country: USA
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Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 338
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.9
 3K
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Country: USA
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dogfight (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Viet Nam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and ...
Style: touching, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
 407
Willie & Phil (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, dance, beach, romance, couples, family relations, friends, contests and competitions, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.9
 258
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, couples, looking for love, college life, obsession, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, against the odds, love affair, terminal illness, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, introspection, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 2K
Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, breakup, romance, bittersweet, looking for love, friendship, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 186
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, couples, hotel, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 11K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, profanity, friends, bittersweet, unfulfillment, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 1K
The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, teenage love, human nature, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, social differences, eccentric family, twentysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%