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 semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, looking for love 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), Mona (2008), Just Desserts (2004). 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, 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, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
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 6.1
 744
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, college, gays and lesbians, introspection, bar, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   67%
 
 5.5
 4K
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, unfulfilled love, wooing, romance, beach, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, party, buddies, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
 4.8
 122
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, urban, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, friends, couple relations, city life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   70%
 
Just Desserts
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, impossible love, romance, love affair, restaurant, singleness, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, cooking and food, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
 5.4
 326
Friends
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, 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 ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
 3.6
 938
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
 6.6
 195
New Low
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, self discovery, romance, looking for love, love affair, twentysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
Falling for Grace
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, sentimental, 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 ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, romance, starting over, dishonesty, urban, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, disorder, delusion, italian american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
 5.4
 951
Coach
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 ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
 5.4
 492
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, a.i., battle of the sexes, romance, man versus machine, computers and web, fall in love, love and romance, university, computer, womanizer, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
Looking for Maria Sanchez
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: humorous, semi serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
 6.8
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On the Edge
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, love and romance, 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 ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
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. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: strong sexual content, boss and employee, romance, fall in love, workplace romance, twentysomething life, workplace situations, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
 5.7
 10K
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, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, urban, hidden identity, romance, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, computers and web, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Words and Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, school, teachers and students, romance, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, art, battle, painter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
 6.0
 137
A NY Thing
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, sentimental, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, hidden identity, obsession, unfulfilled love, wooing, city life, dishonesty, unfulfillment, lifestyle, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, romance, love and romance, lone wolves, single parent, human nature, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
Love on the Side
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, couple relations, high school, friendship, small town, looking for love, unfulfilled love, wooing, waitress, lesbian, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: looking for love, sexual relations, romance, urban, singleness, wooing, workplace romance, relationship vs career, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
A Christmas Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Wendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: boss and employee, romance, love triangle, workplace situations, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, christmas, obnoxious boss, rivalry, power relations, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 5.7
 74K
New Year's Eve
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, multiple storylines, couple relations, urban, love affair, hospital, wooing, catastrophe, happy ending, love story, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 5.2
 592
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, couple relations, friendship, friends, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
Boynton Beach Club
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, golden years, romance, single parent, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children, sexual relations, singleness, midlife crisis, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy is a 2003 independent film adaptation/updating of Jane Austen's novel, set in modern-day Provo, Utah, at Brigham Young University. The characters are Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, romance, university, wooing, college, fall in love, love and romance, mormon, couples, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
Play the Game
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When ladies' man David Mitchell (Paul Campbell) gives his lonely grandfather, Joe (Andy Griffith), some pointers on dating, Joe becomes a big hit with the women in his retirement community. But David strikes out with his own tricks when he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, retirement home, romance, womanizer, aging, looking for love, wooing, elderly, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 4.1
 844
30 Beats
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 ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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