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Cruising Bar (1989)
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Cruising Bar (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very shy nerd, a... read more broken- hearted junkie, a snob yuppy, and a middle-aged married man through their amazing ordeal!
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: disco, drug abuse, youth, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, sex, musician, male female relationship, womanizer, rock musician, drugs, seduction, lsd, lion, infidelity, worm, bull, marriage, adultery, satire, loser, flirting ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, friends and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Cruising Bar: Life After Love (2000), Mutual Appreciation (2005), The Reunion (2002), Sweet Liberty (1986), Love Thy Neighbor (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cruising Bar 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 15 years later, the guys have been through a lot, but still, they go out to pick women up if possible as they have to face that they aren't as young as they once were.
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: couple relations, survival, gays and lesbians, womanizer, couples, bar, optimism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Life After Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After 20 years of marriage and almost perfect love, Sophie leaves her husband Gilles for another guy. Many misadventures await Gilles in his nervous breakdown, while trying to get a way to reclaim his love back to Sophie.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, funny ...
Plot: midlife crisis, love affair, life turned upside down, breakup, disorder, couples, love and romance, couple relations, love, ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
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Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, musician's life, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, human nature, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, class reunion, high school reunion, family relations, couples, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, party, adultery, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, young lovers, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
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52%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, suburbs, love affair, suburban life, family life, couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, bittersweet, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, youth, romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
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The Sex Monster (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, battle of the sexes, romance, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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45%
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Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, sexual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, couple relations, sexual relations, doctors and patients, power relations, couples, bisexual man, therapy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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The First Time (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young film student pursues a woman while studying under a bizarre, eccentric film professor.
Style: realistic, psychological, offbeat, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, unfulfilled love, school, youth, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, friends, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
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Watch It (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his introduction to a game of perpetual pranks called ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: prank, partners, gender, best friends, couples, family relations, friends, love and romance, battle of the sexes, womanizer, buddies, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, aging, screwball, introspection, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, showbiz, actor's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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43%
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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
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, restaurant, family life, family relations, couples, religions or cults, loan, friends, parents and children, clergy, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, actor's life, love and romance, love triangle, husband wife relationship, marriage, male female relationship, marital problem, theatre director, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice california
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Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, film within a film, actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, obnoxious boss, lifestyle, love and romance, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, artists and showbiz, romance, womanizer, lifestyle, gangsters, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, disorder, strong sexual content, power relations ...
Time: 90s
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Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, playwright, sex, disorder, couples, power relations, silly humor, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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
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36%
Who Is KK Downey? (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot revolves around two hipster friends who pretend to be a writer with a troubled past in their quest for fame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: drug abuse, satire, prodigy, writer's life, tragic hero, love and romance, lifestyle, life is a bitch, misfit, best friends, mentally unstable, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, journalism, showbiz, couples, romance, singleness, journalist, introspection, jealousy, interview, slice of life, egotist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Laura Cadieux II (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: -Laura Cadieux reçoit en cadeau d'anniversaire des billets pour une croisière sur le fleuve St-Laurent (au Québec), et décide d'inviter toutes ses amies à l'accompagner. Mais voilà que madame Therrien, toujours aussi distraite, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, society, misfit, gays and lesbians, love and romance, singleness, looking for sex, love affair, couples, family relations, screwball, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec
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33%
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Totally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: blonde, nightclub, love triangle, love and romance, couples, romance, cinderella story, lovers, lover, anti heroes, anti hero, lust ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: waiter, drug abuse, looking for love, workplace situations, friendship, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Santa Maradona (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, human nature, friends, buddies, love and romance, twentysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: adolescent boy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, eccentric family, romance, youth, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, satire, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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Totally Confused (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Wiley is a gay virgin who spends his nights with a large collection of porno. Johnny's his best friend but he's straight, though does admit to a little experimenting. What to do? what to do?
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: breakup, looking for sex, coming out, workplace romance, store, singleness, college, twentysomething life, college life, sexual relations, love triangle, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, couples, hopes, love and romance, promotion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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