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, sentimental, sincere, humorous, suspense, realistic, clever, talky, biting
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, couples, looking for love, romance, womanizer, breakup, lifestyle, estrangement, dishonesty, midlife crisis, down on your luck, writer's life, battle of the sexes, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, singleness, sexual content, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, love, sex, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, infidelity, couple relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sam the Man: The Freebie (2010), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Phileine Says Sorry (2003), 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (2004), Wild Roomies (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, open relationship, open marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
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74%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couples, dishonesty, actor's life, lifestyle, romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, womanizer, lesbian lover, lesbian, introspection, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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69%
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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, scenic, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, romance, youth, love and romance, disorder, college life, teenage life, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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65%
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, feel good, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, sex addict, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, loneliness, adultery, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, college graduate, college, love triangle, introspection, human nature, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, female nudity, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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64%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, lgbt, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, lesbian, sexual content, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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62%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, youth, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, obsession, looking for love, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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62%
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: semi serious, emotional, humorous, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: infidelity, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, love affair, disorder, couples, breakup, young lovers, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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61%
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, sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, best friends in love, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, couples, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, san francisco, california
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61%
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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: semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, first date, twenty something ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: sexy, talky, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, romance, writers, teacher, adaptation, life philosophy, gangsters, destiny, creativity, british, mentor, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, sentimental, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, fall in love, love and romance, down on your luck, romance, singleness, looking for love, love story, lifestyle, couples, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, feel good, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, relationships, crime gone awry, destiny, loneliness, advertising executive, midlife crisis, looking for love, obsessive quest, battle of the sexes, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., new jersey
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59%
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: sexy, realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, hotel, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love, friendship, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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59%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, disorder, couples, nosy, friends, romance, unfulfillment, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, partners, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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59%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, dishonesty, intrigue, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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59%
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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, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: literature, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, couple relations, crumbling marriage, loneliness, multiple storylines, happy ending, breakup, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: california, england, usa
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58%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, thirtysomething life, workplace romance, sexual relations, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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57%
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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: sentimental, humorous, touching, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, sister sister relationship, looking for love, fall in love, romance, youth, lifestyle, couple relations, true love, human nature, introspection, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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57%
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: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: group of friends, relationships, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, adaptation, beer, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, witty, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, new jersey, poland, california ...
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57%
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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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: couples, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, society, city life, teenage love, twentysomething life, feminism, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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57%
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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, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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56%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, romance, couple relations, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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56%
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: romantic, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: valentine's day, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sexy, talky, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, infidelity, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, erotica, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
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56%
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The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wedding, family relations, homecoming, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, family life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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56%
A Little Help (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lie, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, love and romance, family relations, family problems, lawsuit, couples, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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56%