Movies like Excuse Me for Living

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Excuse Me for Living
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: drugs/alcohol, rehabilitation, 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 attempt, bridge, support group, drug addict, suicide, father son relationship, psychiatrist
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, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, hopes and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Excuse Me for Living: See You in September (2010), Never Again (2001), Ceremony (2010), Falling for Grace (2006), Mona (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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See You in September
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, sexual, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, doctors and patients, friendship, power relations, friends, support group, lifestyle, pregnant girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Never Again
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, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, college, introspection, bar, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Ceremony
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, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Falling for Grace
Genre: Comedy, 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, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, interracial relations, romance, urban, 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
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Mona
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, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, 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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28 Days
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Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
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Friends
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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, sexual, realistic, touching ...
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Coach
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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
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    User:   54%
 
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Coupling
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, verbal byplay, couple relations, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton
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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, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
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    User:   47%
 
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Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
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Kettle of Fish
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   44%
 
Finding Bliss
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jody Balaban, an aspiring filmmaker, is fresh to L.A. with New York film school accolades and the dream of making her movie. Unable to get a job where she can use the skills she so finely honed, Jody must edit adult entertainment to make ends meet. ...
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Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Just Wright
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: athlete's life, romance, fall in love, hopes, sport, love and romance, looking for love, love triangle, ambition, couples, power relations, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
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Alchemy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Can an university computer scientist (Cavanagh) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor?
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, a.i., romance, battle of the sexes, man versus machine, computers and web, fall in love, love and romance, computer, university, womanizer, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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I Hate Valentine's Day
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, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, gender, unfulfillment, lifestyle, florist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   42%
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Everybody Wants to Be Italian
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, romance, starting over, dishonesty, urban, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, disorder, italian american, polish american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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    User:   34%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, ...
Style: talky, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, urban, introspection, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes, love and romance, disorder, best friends, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, genetics, urban, opposites attract, starting over, introspection, self discovery, finnish, looking for love, life philosophy, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
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System:   40%
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A Case of You
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, urban, hidden identity, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, computers and web, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   40%
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The Answer Man
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Perfect You
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A waiter/writer living with his dad and a neat freak who's just landed a job as a reporter in New York, meet by colliding on the Brooklyn Bridge, and romance ensues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David (Luke Wilson) is an artist and a pothead. He's fallen in love with the beautiful and sexy Serena (Alicia Witt), and things are going simply splendidly until poor David's house burns down. Serena doesn't need the bad vibes, so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
Plot: city life, romance, urban, buddies, drug abuse, twentysomething life, stoners, marijuana, drug use, friends, love and romance, partners ...
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