Movies like Telling You

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Telling You (1998)
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Telling You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college graduate, friendship, college, friendship between men, flirting, slacker, old friends, youth, romance, friends, love and romance, couples, down on your luck, lifestyle, partners, twentysomething life, workplace situations, love, sex, dog, dancing, basketball, revenge, thief, fight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south pole

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Most similar movies to Telling You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, friendship, romance, friends, couples, drinking alcohol and sex mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Telling You: Burning Annie (2004), Trojan War (1997), Buddy (2003), Kicking and Screaming (1995), Chillicothe (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: semi serious, witty, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, youth, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, couples, college life, obsession, looking for love, student life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 6K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, teen comedy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love, college, best friends in love, teenage love, teenage life, high school, party, teenager, gang, robbery, school, loss of virginity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 5K
Buddy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls to pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer's video diaries end up ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, partners, couples, love and romance, buddies, romance, lifestyle, best friend, friends, buddy, roommate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, florida, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, melancholic, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, college, slacker, graduation, solitude, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, campus, student, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.6
 242
Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, friendship, battles, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, human nature, college, twentysomething life, down on your luck, looking for love, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Since You've Been Gone (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: lgbt, friendship, high school, psychopath, cheerleader, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, youth, nothing goes right, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: romantic, humorous, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, coming of age, party, graduation, youth, college, romance, friends, cheerleading, house party, love ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 10K
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, feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, high school, friendship between men, african american, homecoming, wedding, family relations, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: feel good, sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, friends, romance, love, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, party, sex crime, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I'm Reed Fish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When an old high school crush returns to his small hometown, Reed Fish's once simple, calculated life begins to unravel. A drunken incident prompts Reed's fiancee (Alexis Bledel) and the entire town to turn against him. This one-of-a-kind ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, wedding, romance, introspection, lifestyle, young lovers, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, coming of age, canceled wedding, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 951
Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, talky, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, first date, free spirited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 2K
Now You Know (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the eve of his bachelor party, a man learns his fiancee wants to call off the wedding. The unmarried couple returns to New Jersey to sort out their relationship.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, wedding, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, buddies, flirting, male female relationship, father son relationship, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 217
Yellow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he loses a large sum of his dad's money. The friends rally ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, unlikely criminals, race against time, crimes, youth, society, rally, kids in trouble, friends, culture clash, high school ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 15K
Down to You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: college, romance, cheerleading, teenager, friendship, love, couple relations, college life, love affair, youth, lifestyle, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 162K
Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: funny, romantic, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, summer job, friendship, coming of age, amusement park, marijuana, first sexual experience, youth, workplace, college, romance, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: california, pennsylvania, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 706
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sex comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, love, friendship, fall in love, young lovers, battle of the sexes, looking for love, wooing, introspection, lifestyle, buddies, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
According to Spencer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, workplace, fall in love, couples, buddies, romance, love and romance, love triangle, workplace romance, workplace situations, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, humorous, intense, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, romance, high school life, father son relationship, love, adaptation, family relations, prank, honest, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island, new jersey, connecticut, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, college graduate, love triangle, introspection, college, human nature, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, love, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Nearing Grace (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Did you ever wish you could get the hottest girl in school? This is the story of how non-jock Henry (Gregory Smith) indeed gets the girl, Grace (Jordana Brewster), but not without complications.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, teenage love, sexual relations, high school life, love and romance, best friends, teenager, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher Dex finds a woman who forces him to reexamine his Zen-like system of seduction.
Style: feel good, philosophical, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: philosophy, romance, unlikely couple, teaching the ways of the world, looking for love, introspection, dating, seduction, buddies, wooing, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, california, new jersey, santa fe new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, road movie
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friendship, countryside, on the road, disorder, couples, friends, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, fall in love, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 16K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, witty, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friends, new year's eve, friendship, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, looking for love, twentysomething life, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: fall in love, dark humor, prison, death row, prison life, couples, family relations, love and romance, crimes, romance, confined, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
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Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, university, politics, social differences, college, unlikely friendships, happy ending, love triangle, buddies, youth, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When longtime friends Joey Fortone and Lenny Kaminski get together, the race is on to get one up on the other. Their fantasies abound and their results lag far behind.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: diner, farce, couples, disorder, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, womanizer, nothing goes right, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, older woman younger man relationship, sex, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, year 1962, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 31K
The Wackness (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, marijuana, teenager, high school, friendship, depression, drug abuse, loneliness, dysfunctional family, hip hop, weed, first love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his position when his unrequited high-school crush, Tori, ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friends, high school, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), best friend, relationships, happy ending, family, lie, grownups, deception ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love in the Time of Money (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York serves as a backdrop for a cast of characters in search of love, lust or lucre including a woman who makes awkward moves on the man renovating her SoHo loft, an embezzler, a sleazy artist and a phone psychic.
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, infidelity, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, erotica, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%