Movies like Sam the Man

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Sam the Man (2001)
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Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't seem to deliver the follow-up. Instead, he spends his time compulsively cheating on his photographer girlfriend, Cass (Annabella Sciorra); giving the runaround to his agent, Richard (Ron Rifkin); and trying to keep his landlord, Murray (Luis Guzman), at bay.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental, suspense, realistic, clever, biting, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, looking for love, couples, romance, womanizer, dishonesty, lifestyle, breakup, estrangement, writer's life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, down on your luck, profanity, bittersweet, singleness, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, sexual content, thirtysomething life, love, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Sam the Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, infidelity, couple relations and friendship mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Sam the Man: Purple Violets (2007), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (2004), Phileine Says Sorry (2003), Wild Roomies (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, introspection, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, college, haunted by the past, romance, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
94%
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: s after an earthquake convince Owen, a writer of hack "as told to" autobiographies, to leave L.A. He burns his bridges telling people what he really thinks, quits his current client (a randy astronaut), and heads for the airport. Waiting ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, womanizer, love and romance, romance, couples, introspection, unfulfillment, friends, alcohol, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, infidelity, couples, romance, lifestyle, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 993
Wild Roomies (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, youth, romance, love and romance, love triangle, teenage life, college life, looking for sex, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, couples, sexual content, best friends, romance, gender, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, looking for love, college, human nature, introspection, love triangle, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, office, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, family problems, battle of the sexes, love affair, introspection, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 ⇓
58%
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, jealousy, romance, couple relations, comedy of errors, looking for love, dishonesty, writer's life, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 258
Burning Annie (2004)
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 ⇓
57%
The Dish & the Spoon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, couples, breakup, disorder, friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, sweet, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, lifestyle, couples, writer's life, friendship, relationships, singer, african american, missing child, lost child, thirtysomething life, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 840
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, opposites attract, romance, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 819
Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, love affair, romance, infidelity, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first date, best friend, brother sister relationship, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, advertising executive, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, infidelity, obsessive quest, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, best friends, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Trouble with Romance (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A provocative, sexy and insightful exploration of relationships between men and women and why we all still yearn for love despite the trouble with romance.
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 ⇓
49%
The Longest Week (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: down on your luck, love and romance, fall in love, romance, love, secret, money, relationship vs career, couples, singleness, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, couples, friends, singleness, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, friendship, urban, comedy of errors, city life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, profanity, relationships, romance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, weekend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, relationships, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, dialogue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
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
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, break-up, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, wooing, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 2K
Easy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, sister sister relationship, looking for love, fall in love, introspection, couple relations, true love, human nature, romance, lifestyle, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 1K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, romance, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: touching, witty, humorous, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, midlife crisis, human nature, looking for love, relationship vs career, buddies, society, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, teenage life, society, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, couples, romance, sexual content, profanity, loss of virginity, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love in the Time of Money (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, captivating, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, phone sex, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 1K
Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, family relations, family problems, couples, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%