Movies like Excuse Me for Living

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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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, clinic, addiction, drug abuse, romance, power relations, fall in love, wooing, twentysomething life, hopes, life is a bitch, lifestyle, love and romance, college dropout, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addict, psychiatrist, support group, bridge, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, couple relations and disorder mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Excuse Me for Living: See You in September (2010), Mona (2008), I Hate Valentine's Day (2009), A Case of You (2013), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007). 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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, doctors and patients, friendship, power relations, friends, support group, lifestyle, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, friendship, romance, looking for love, urban, love triangle, love and romance, friends, couple relations, city life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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83%
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
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, gender, unfulfillment, lifestyle, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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69%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, urban, hidden identity, romance, internet dating, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, romance, dishonesty, urban, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, disorder, delusion, italian american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, romance, sexual relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, looking for sex, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, romance, fall in love, college, gays and lesbians, introspection, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love triangle, unemployment, couples, love, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, immigrants, romance, fall in love, looking for love, culture clash, love and romance, unlikely couple, interracial relations, true love, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, actor's life, romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, hidden identity, boss and employee, frame up, filmmaking, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, realistic, witty, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, romance, graduate student, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, wooing, dishonesty, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, singleness, fall in love, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: track down, romance, looking for love, chases and races, love and romance, buddies, writer's life, obsessive quest, fall in love, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, puerto rico, usa
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54%
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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, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, party, drugs/alcohol, wooing, romance, engagement, beach, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport team, romance, fall in love, hopes, sport, power relations, buddies, redemption, ambition, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, against the odds, romance, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, hopes, family relations, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, interracial relations, urban, romance, love and romance, society, social differences, fall in love, city life, dishonesty, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, romance, homecoming, fall in love, writer's life, music, self discovery, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, love and romance, story continued during end credits
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, wooing, eccentric family, twentysomething life, fall in love, couples, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, wooing, romance, breakup, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace, couples, win over, career change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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49%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, impossible love, romance, restaurant, love affair, singleness, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, cooking and food, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, hidden identity, obsession, unfulfilled love, wooing, city life, dishonesty, unfulfillment, lifestyle, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis player, job interview, beach, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer, self discovery, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, overbearing, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, singleness, family business, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, obsessive quest, couple relations, fall in love, wooing, love and romance, couples, obsession, singleness, motorcycle chase, meaningful kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, fall in love, love and romance, romance, disorder, unlikely couple, wooing, destiny, hopes, airport, suitcase, computer virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
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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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sexual relations, city life, introspection, urban, romance, self discovery, love affair, twentysomething life, hopes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, romance, only child, breakup, love and romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, youth, renewed love, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, train, computers and web, fall in love, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, power relations, disorder, lifestyle, socially awkward, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, down on your luck, romance, apartment, train, hotel, secret, love, money, love and romance, life is a bitch, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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40%