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Alive and Kicking (1996)
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Alive and Kicking (1996)
Original name: Indian Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, clever, realistic, semi serious, sexy, romantic, nostalgic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, friendship, bittersweet, romance, teenage love, plague, coming out, singleness, friends, couple relations, love and romance, alcohol abuse, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, human nature, couples, terminal illness, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, dancer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, greece, athens greece

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Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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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: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, clever, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
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Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
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Duration: 111 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, light, emotional ...
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Time: 90s
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath in north-west London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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I Will Survive (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
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