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The Simian Line (2000)
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The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the end of the year. The guests don't take her seriously. Arnita doesn't tell them that she can see a fourth couple at the party, the long dead Mae (Samantha Mathis) and Edward (William Hurt). As days go by, Katharine grows increasingly jealous of her lover Rick (Harry Connick, Jr.), and his flirting with her neighbor Sandra (Cindy Crawford). Sandra is married to Paul (Jamey Sheridan). Marta (Monica Keena) and Billy (Dylan Bruno) are rock musicians who live in the same building as Katharine.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, introspection, looking for love, love and romance, supernatural ability, couples, infidelity, family problems, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, dull life, crumbling marriage, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, doubt, prediction, singleness, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, christmas, sex, dancing ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, romance and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Simian Line: Two for the Seesaw (1962), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Sam the Man (2001), Always (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, family relations, couples, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, hopes, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfillment, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.7
 225
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 ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, couples, looking for love, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, womanizer, breakup, estrangement, writer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.6
 327
Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, touching ...
Plot: unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations, breakup, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Breaking Upwards (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, lifestyle, breakup, couple relations, looking for love, hopes, open marriage, battle of the sexes, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, family problems, family relations, infidelity, twins, unfulfillment, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, family problems, lovers reunited, couple relations, starting over, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 762
Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family relations, breakup, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 684
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, love and romance, human nature, feminism, parents and children, road not taken, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 860
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, friends, couples, family relations, love affair, love triangle, introspection, moral dilemma, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, sexy, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, couples, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, sexual relations, hotel, love, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 27K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, family problems, infidelity, couples, hopes, fall in love, lovers reunited, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: romance, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, couples, lifestyle, family problems, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family gatherings, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couples, lifestyle, midlife crisis, youth, teenage life, pregnancy, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 686
Slingshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, breakup, family relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, couple relations, crimes, single parent, criminal heroes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, family problems, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 3K
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, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, romance, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family relations, family problems, lawsuit, couples, dentist, love and romance, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Christmas at the Plaza (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching in New York City, historian Jessica is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. When she is paired with Nick, a handsome decorator, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, sincere, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, youth, couples, love and romance, couple relations, businessman, friends, family relations, historian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, sexy, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pimp, prostitution, love affair, sex, family problems, seduction, vandalism, rejection, money problems, women, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gift of the Magi (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, wish come true, hopes, unfulfillment, christmas eve, christmas present, family relations, family gatherings, road not taken, optimism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, couple relations, parents and children, breakup, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 5K
Tiptoes (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, holiday, family gatherings, pretend relationship, couple relations, singleness, love and romance, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sexy, sincere, light, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, relationship vs career, sexual relations, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%