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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, wooing, twentysomething life, college dropout, power relations, romance, 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 looking for love 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: power relations, friends, couples, support group, friendship, doctors and patients, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 124
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: partners, couples, love triangle, city life, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance, couple relations, looking for love, buddies, friends, thirtysomething life ...
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, couples, 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: love affair, fall in love, urban, starting over, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, romance, love and romance, hopes, delusion, italian 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, fall in love, romance, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 752
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar, romance, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, sexual relations, hopes, couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 11K
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, fall in love, writer's life, win over, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 675
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, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love triangle, unemployment, friendship, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 341
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, sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for sex, romance, lifestyle, couples, singleness, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, twentysomething life, sexual relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, urban, social differences, society, disorder, dishonesty, eligible bachelor, couples, lifestyle, interracial relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
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: witty, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, couples, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, boss and employee, filmmaking, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 657
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, love affair, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, twentysomething life, love and romance, lifestyle, wooing, couples, looking for love, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, hidden identity, wooing, dishonesty, disorder, couples, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 991
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: power relations, sport team, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, redemption, friends, direction and purpose, hopes, athlete and trainer, sport, romance ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: immigrants, romance, drugs/alcohol, true love, misfit, society, culture clash, love and romance, interracial relations, college graduate, looking for love, couples ...
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, buddies, track down, disorder, looking for love, tour guide, bar fight, friends, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, imaginary, singleness, romance, fall in love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: obsessive quest, love and romance, romance, singleness, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, motorcycle chase, couple relations, obsession, couples, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 880
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: city life, love affair, sexual relations, twentysomething life, romance, hopes, couples, lifestyle, introspection, urban, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, family life, contests and competitions, fall in love, relationship vs career, workplace situations, workplace romance, lifestyle, impossible love, ambition, workplace, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 13K
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: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, hopes, romance, couples, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, sport, 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: humorous, semi serious, uplifting, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, against the odds, romance, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, haunted by the past, family relations, siblings relations, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: homecoming, starting over, life turned upside down, self discovery, love and romance, music, fall in love, romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, story continued during end credits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 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: semi serious, humorous, talky, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, party, beach, lifestyle, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, drugs/alcohol, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 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: feel good, offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, train, disorder, fall in love, computers and web, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, lifestyle, power relations, fish out of water, internet, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, obsession, lifestyle, wooing, dishonesty, hidden identity, city life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love and romance, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: offbeat, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, romance, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, unlikely couple, destiny, disorder, wooing, airport, neighbor, computer virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 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: witty, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: renewed love, teenage love, fall in love, parents and children, romance, love and romance, youth, breakup, lifestyle, dentist, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family relations, eccentric family, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, twentysomething life, self discovery, suicide, masturbation, scissors, paper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 195
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, wooing, looking for love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, social worker, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%