Movies like Goodbye, Columbus

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Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
 6.5
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Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for her while he is much less dependent on his family. They begin an affair which brings more differences to the surface.
Style: humorous, sexual, witty, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, romantic, talky, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, youth, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, against the odds, fall in love, social differences, society, human nature, couples, young lovers, opposites attract, humble, wedding, hotel, love, dancing, basketball, cowboy, pregnancy, party, teacher, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, israel, arizona, bronx new york city, tahiti, new jersey ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, romance, dialogue, couples, culture clash, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Goodbye, Columbus: Enemies: A Love Story (1989), Prime (2005), Tadpole (2000), New York, I Love You (2008), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, infidelity, survivor, unfulfillment, dull life, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, haunted by the past, love triangle, uneducated ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, fall in love, love affair, love of one's life, parents and children, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, seduction, youth, family relations, family life, couples, adolescence, friendship, older woman younger man relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, city life, couple relations, looking for love, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, first love, interracial relations, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: witty, semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, abortion, romance, babies and infants, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations, young lovers, love affair, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, single parent, age difference, vacation, female protagonist, romance, social differences, society, lifestyle, unlikely couple, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, usa, san francisco, new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, family relations, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, nanny, resort, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, lifestyle, social differences, forbidden love, true love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family life, temperamental, family problems, couples, family tradition, opposites attract, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, celebrity culture, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: stylized, sentimental, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 4K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, pregnancy, party, sex, artist, love, youth, eccentric family, family life, dysfunctional family, introspection, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, erection, homecoming, single parent, gangsters, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, suburbs, buddies ...
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Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, family relations, gays and lesbians, singleness, parents and children, couple relations, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, human nature, gender, self discovery, opposites attract, single parent, youth, fall in love, family life, couples, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 2K
The Landlord (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: opposites attract, landlord, tenant, city life, society, urban, lifestyle, social differences, introspection, parents and children, urban ghetto life, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 6K
Dummy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: accountant, unemployment, stalking, hobby, ventriloquist, small town, looking for love, lifestyle, model, youth, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, wedding, generation gap, homosexual, wedding night, coming out, culture clash, loveless marriage, immigrants, sexuality, homosexuality, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.0
 236K
The Graduate (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Benjamin, a recent college graduate is very worried about his future, he then finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.
Style: witty, sexual, melancholic, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, forbidden love, infidelity, lovers, jealousy, wedding, graduate, seduction, romance, coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, unlikely relationship, golden years, up and down relationship, ladykiller, aging, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, caribbean, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, columnist, newspaper, vacation, shore, widower, single parent, romance, widow widower, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suicide, sex, police, revenge, love, prank, student, party, humiliation, college, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, campus, connecticut, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, redemption, crimes, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, couples, small town life, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, long island, new york state, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Skipped Parts (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman and her son must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.
Style: semi serious, sincere, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, pregnancy, sex, single parent, high school, governor, youth, small town life, teenage life, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 90s, year 1963, 1960s, 1950s
Place: missouri, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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