Movies like The Public Eye 1972

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The Public Eye (1972)
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The Public Eye (1972)
Original name: Follow Me!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A strait-laced British banker hires an eccentric private detective to follow his free-spirited American wife, whom he suspects is cheating on him
Style: humorous, psychological, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, crimes, obsession, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, mystery, infidelity, love affair, workplace romance, human nature, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, actor's life, disorder, police detective, party, loneliness, hippie, maze, jealousy, boat, accountant ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, greece, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, love affair and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Public Eye: Run for Your Wife (2012), The Freebie (2010), Just a Kiss (2002), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), The Last Time (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: couples, love triangle, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, comedy of errors, infidelity, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, taxi driver, farce, bigamy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, moral dilemma, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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89%
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, infidelity, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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77%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, couples, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, transplant, urban, mind game, city life, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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70%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Scorchers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes on the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her innocence. On the other side of town Splendids' cousin has her ...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, prostitute, family gatherings, infidelity, sexual relations, love affair, dishonesty, family life, couple relations, profanity, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bilingual Lover (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Joan Mares obsession for the lovely and luscious Norma Valenti takes epic proportions because he cannot let go of her. After he is injured by some skin heads, he uses his scars to pursue his life as a street musician. He devices a plan to get to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, hidden identity, obsession, couples, disorder, romance, love, sexual relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, audition, family relations, hypochondriac, family problems, couples, romance, human nature, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Santorini Blue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An act of betrayal throws a young couple's marriage into jeopardy in this romantic drama featuring Richard Belzer and Ice-T.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: betrayal, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, sex, affair, forgiveness, temptation, greek island, love, law and order ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: semi serious, tense, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, couple relations, disorder, boss and employee, infidelity, cons and scams, vengeance, love triangle, crimes of passion, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, reunion, couple relations, on the road, couples, breakup, female director, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, revenge, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sex & the Other Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Bill catches his girlfriend and her boss in bed, an unusual cure for impotence is found.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: voyeurism, kidnapping, manipulation, manipulations, femme fatale, romance, confined, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, sexy, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, romance, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, waitress, friendship, midlife crisis, workplace romance, introspection, aging, love and romance, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
This Year's Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The big-screen debut from Scottish stage director David Kane, This Year's Love is a comedy about the romantic misadventures of six young people in Camden, North London. The marriage of tattoo artist Danny (Douglas Hanshall) and dressmaker ...
Style: sentimental, witty, sexual, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, looking for love, love affair, honeymoon, breakup, couples, mate swapping, thirtysomething life, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, infidelity, disorder, gay interest, siblings relations, gender, gays and lesbians, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, promiscuity, self discovery, lifestyle, sexual relations, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz, party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, clever ...
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, nothing goes right, romance, rivalry, couple relations, bad attitude, disorder, couples, high society, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Unmade Beds (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, haunted by the past, starting over, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, search for father, couples, family relations, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Great Wilderness (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charlie's (screenwriter Alastair Mackenzie) wife has left him for a successful pop star, and he wants revenge. He sets out for Scotland's Isle of Skye, where he will burn down the star's mansion. In a cafe, he meets Vincente (Jonny ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy
Plot: on the road, vengeance, family problems, buddies, crimes, human nature, couple relations, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, dark humor, escapades, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Loving (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brooks Wilson is in crisis. He is torn between his wife Selma and two daughters and his mistress Grace, and also between his career as a successful illustrator and his feeling that he might still produce something worthwhile.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, liquor, couple relations, suburbs, couples, life turned upside down, love affair, suburban life, midlife crisis, leadership, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: family life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, love and romance, family relations, sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, nightclub singer, love, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Beautiful Joe (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extremely nice guy falls for a really bad girl
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mistaken identity, love and romance, dishonesty, society, on the run, gangsters, couple relations, terminal illness, mob boss, seduction, interracial relations, nightclub ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, las vegas, nevada, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, liberal, couples, yuppie, family relations, realism, society, parents and children, suburbs, couple relations, pregnancy, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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40%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sexual content, human nature, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, germany, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, power relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mute or deaf, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hello Carter (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck Carter has recently become homeless, single and unemployed. Desperate to win back his ex-girlfriend, he goes off on an adventure throughout London to find her, picking up some odd helpers along the way.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, love and romance, escapades, chases and races, disorder, nightlife, track down, city life, bittersweet, male in shower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love Among the Ruins (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the only way to win this case and protect her assets is to ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, romance, aging, actor's life, artists and showbiz, golden years, prostitute, unlikely couple, forbidden love, showbiz, family gatherings, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, beach, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, love affair, nightlife, bollywood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%