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Excuse Me for Living (2012)
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Excuse Me for Living (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A charming, suicidal druggie must obey his rehab-clinic's demand to lead a seniors men's group or face incarceration and lose the love of his psychiatrist's daughter.
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: drug abuse, clinic, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, fall in love, hopes, rehabilitation, lifestyle, doctors and patients, drugs/alcohol, college dropout, wooing, twentysomething life, power relations, romance, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addict, psychiatrist, support group, bridge, father son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, disorder and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Excuse Me for Living: See You in September (2010), Mona (2008), I Hate Valentine's Day (2009), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007), Lovesick (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, couples, doctors and patients, fall in love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, power relations, friends, lifestyle, friendship, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 122
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: partners, couples, friendship, romance, city life, twentysomething life, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, buddies, urban, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, romance, thirtysomething life, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, dishonesty, hopes, fall in love, romance, love and romance, hidden identity, love affair, urban, starting over, fish, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 3K
Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 751
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bar, lifestyle, starting over, gender, friends, thirtysomething life, best friends, hopes, introspection, infidelity, transvestism, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 10K
A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, writer's life, fall in love, win over, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 663
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unemployment, couples, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, friendship, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 654
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, wooing, couples, disorder, love affair, family relations, overbearing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 331
Friends (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, singleness, romance, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, twentysomething life, looking for sex, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Falling for Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. Nothing is as it seems absorbing drama. What will happen to this ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, interracial relations, city life, dishonesty, disorder, couples, eligible bachelor, hopes, romance, social differences, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 935
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: realistic, feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, disorder, boss and employee, couple relations, fall in love, hidden identity, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 1K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, disorder, dishonesty, wooing, hidden identity, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, romance, fall in love, love and romance, graduate student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 960
Coach (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, direction and purpose, sport, athlete and trainer, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, ambition, buddies, power relations, friends, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, fall in love, looking for love, couples, true love, college graduate, drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, society, misfit, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, chases and races, romance, fall in love, tour guide, bar fight, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, friends, obsessive quest, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, romance, imaginary, fall in love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hot Summer Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In "Hot Summer Days" a hot summer heat wave engulfs the Chinese territory, while the movie covers the lives of various characters during that time. There's chaffeur Wah who tries to woo foot masseur Li Yan via text messages, air ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, obsessive quest, wooing, couples, obsession, motorcycle chase, romance, singleness, meaningful kiss, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 856
30 Beats (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A summer heat wave and a series of sexual encounters connect a group of New Yorkers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Plot: love and romance, hopes, sexual relations, city life, romance, love affair, couples, introspection, urban, lifestyle, self discovery, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Just Desserts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family life, couples, love affair, love and romance, relationship vs career, singleness, workplace romance, rivalry, restaurant, family relations, cooking and food, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: talky, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, party, romance, couple relations, twentysomething life, love triangle, beach, wooing, couples, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 12K
Just Wright (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, sport, romance, couples, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, comeback, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: against the odds, looking for love, hopes, parents and children, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Always Woodstock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Neurotic, struggling songwriter, Catherine Brown's life in New York City falls apart, she is forced to confront her past when she spends the summer at her childhood home in Woodstock.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homecoming, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, romance, music, life turned upside down, starting over, story continued during end credits
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 2K
Train Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Densha Otoko (translated as Train Man) is a Japanese movie based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervened when a drunk man was harassing a woman on a train. The otaku ultimately started dating with her and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, train, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, computers and web, first sexual experience, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 136
A NY Thing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Masquerading as another man, Antoine flies to New York for a three-day stay and promptly falls in love with Alice, who's dating someone else. When that doesn't work out for him, Antoine turns to the city itself for inspiration.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, obsession, hidden identity, city life, lifestyle, wooing, dishonesty, metro ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, romance, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, destiny, disorder, wooing, love, neighbor, computer virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: realistic, touching, witty, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: parents separation, romance, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, teenage love, breakup, youth, dentist, lifestyle, couples, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, self fulfillment, couples, disorder, self discovery, tourist, opposites attract, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, eccentric family, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, fall in love, self discovery, brother sister relationship, birthday, uzi, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%