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Not for Publication (1984)
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Not for Publication (1984)
Original name: Not For Publication
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, sexual relations, romance, politics, love triangle, crime, love and romance, journalism, adoption, working undercover, mate swapping, workplace romance, campaign, urban, couples, dishonesty, media, city life, workplace, state affairs, media satire, relationship vs career, workplace situations, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime and romance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Not for Publication: Fletch (1985), Corporate Affairs (2008), The Boss' Wife (1986), The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001), In the Weeds (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 47K
Fletch (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher might drive his editor up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: investigation, undercover, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, journalism, insurance, mistaken identity, murder for hire, contract killing, corruption, country club ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Corporate Affairs (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A family man (Meyer) recent promoted to middle management at work immerses himself in a world of questionable personal and professional ethics by a colleague (Scott).
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: workplace romance, ambition, workplace, lifestyle, couples, redemption, introspection, workplace situations, blind ambition, journalism, love and romance, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.0
 493
The Boss' Wife (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: stock broker, workplace situations, love triangle, boss and employee, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, workplace romance, infidelity, radio show, pregnancy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, insurance investigator, investigation, crimes, workplace, power relations, unlikely criminals, love and romance, false accusation, heist, plot twist, justice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, madagascar, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 378
In the Weeds (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's Martha's first night as a waitress in an upscale New York restaurant. Veteran Chloe shows her the ropes and introduces her to the lives of the restaurant staff. Adam, a hopeful playwright, suffers for his art while dealing with a very ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waitress, looking for love, workplace, lifestyle, relationship vs career, workplace romance, workplace situations, couples, romance, cooking and food, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Last Married Couple in America (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or separated. These newly single ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, wedding, family problems, revolution, friends, thirtysomething life, mate swapping, family relations, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 8.0
 5K
Herod's Law (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
Style: biting, suspense, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, mayor, corruption, political corruption, satire, small town, crime, crimes, small town life, desert, village life, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.1
 1K
Trixie (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, cons and scams, fighting crime, love and romance, politics, dishonesty, murder, undercover, hospital, casino, mentor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 394
The Swinger (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An authoress writes a steaming sex-novel and proceeds to live out her heroine's adventures.
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for sex, cons and scams, workplace romance, urban, city life, sexual relations, small town life, media, mysterious character, artists and showbiz, womanizer, rise and fall ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
 572
Intern (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, fashion model, rise to the top, workplace, lifestyle, ambition, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, boss and employee, relationship vs career, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, thanksgiving, strong sexual content, love and romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, profanity, shallowness, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 490
Cry Uncle (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Private detective Jack Masters takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, dark humor ...
Plot: parody, private detective, heist, murder, satire, looking for sex, disorder, mate swapping, couples, crime, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Plot: restaurant, robbery, spaghetti, magic, cons and scams, crimes, opposites attract, dishonesty, love and romance, unlikely criminals, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Perfect You (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A waiter/writer living with his dad and a neat freak who's just landed a job as a reporter in New York, meet by colliding on the Brooklyn Bridge, and romance ensues.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: looking for love, couples, romance, ambition, journalism, wooing, workplace romance, chance meeting, thirtysomething life, gender, media, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Switching Channels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, love triangle, tv news, ex husband ex wife relationship, media, romance, love and romance, workplace, scoop, workplace romance, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 13K
Cadillac Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jealousy, hostage, gangsters, car salesman, car dealer, race against time, vengeance, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 10K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, danger, opposites attract, femme fatale, legal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, workplace romance, workplace situations, cons and scams, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 999
So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, opera, disco, gangsters, fashion, dishonesty, love and romance, overnight success, disorder, couples, workplace, crime ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, venice, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fashion, disorder, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, murder, fbi, hitman, romance, gangsters, against the odds, against the rules, crime, crimes, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 554
Rub & Tug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rub & Tug is a sexy comedy that takes place at a "full body" massage parlour.
Style: humorous, semi serious, erotic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: massage parlor, couples, workplace situations, workplace, intrigue, prostitute, sexual relations, silly humor, vice, sex trafficking, sex trade, security camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 7K
Eating Raoul (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: cult film, dark humor, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), cannibalism, bondage, restaurant, wine, dominatrix, locksmith, cannibal, clothed female naked male, sex toy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 6K
Loosies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he must now choose between continuing the lifestyle he ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: romance, law enforcement, unlikely couple, disorder, introspection, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, on the run, couples, life turned upside down, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 855
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 9K
Slim Susie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Erik, a Stockholm urbanite, learns that his beauty-queen sister, Susie, is missing, he goes to their country roots to look for her. But after talking to the eccentric locals -- including a shy video store clerk and a corrupt police officer -- ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: confession, small town, family relations, love and romance, crimes, gang, dishonesty, mystery, missing person, disappearance, gangsters, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
They All Laughed (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: private detective, infidelity, workplace situations, couples, unlikely couple, crimes, investigation, femme fatale, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%