Movies like Late for Dinner

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Late for Dinner (1991)
 6.4
 2K
Late for Dinner (1991)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on)
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids
Plot: afterlife, time travel, runaway, friendship, romance, friends, misfit, love and romance, fugitives, best friends, gays and lesbians, love affair, on the run, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water, bittersweet, buddies, scientist, mental retardation, simple man, future shock, cryogenics
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Late for Dinner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about friends, love and romance, friendship, couples, disorder, romance and buddies mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Late for Dinner: Forever Young (1992), River of Grass (1994), Creative Control (2015), The Big Ask (2013), Starstruck (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
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Forever Young (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, rapid aging, love story, romance, suspended animation, coma, aviation, love, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, haunted by the past, aging ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, northern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
River of Grass (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.
Style: road movie, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, summer, travel, runaway, on the run, heist, partners, friends, love and romance, friendship, on the road, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, everglades, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Creative Control (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Smooth advertising executive David is in a relationship with yoga teacher Juliette. Then his eye is caught by Sophie, the girlfriend of his best friend Wim, a fashion photographer. Things get completely out of hand during a campaign for augmented ...
Style: tense, stylized, psychological, semi serious, mind bending ...
Plot: virtual reality, dysfunctional relationship, love affair, obsession, workplace, infidelity, workplace situations, buddies, love and romance, inventions and discoveries, disorder, hacker ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 654
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, buddies, couples, bittersweet, dark humor, death of mother, couple relations, disorder, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 317
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Plot: hollywood, friends, dull life, disorder, filmmaking, dark humor, rise and fall, nothing goes right, crimes, actor's life, rise to the top, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 109
Buddy Faro (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private investigator, partners, private detective, investigation, detective agency, buddies, misfit, mystery, crimes, friends, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, bunker, cold war, romance, fish out of water, bomb shelter, father son relationship, family, happy ending, love story, fall in love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, future, 90s, 20th century, year 1962 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 580
Bar Girls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lgbtq, lesbian relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 921
Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, youth, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, small town life, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 544
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: german history, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, betrayal, love and romance, romance, friendship, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, cheating girlfriend, art ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When the Party's Over (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story takes place in LA, in the house of four housemates, three women, MJ, Frankie and Amanda, and an homosexual, Banks. MJ is the kind of girl to whom money means everything and to whom others mean almost nothing. Frankie is a social worker and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, neighbor, sex, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, friends, couples, self discovery, twentysomething life, friendship, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never on Tuesday (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, road trip, car, surrealism, best friend, campfire story, summer, car accident, adventure, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Record store clerk Nick Brady begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. Nick finds himself drawn into a ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: satellite, blackmail, buddies, dishonesty, alternate reality, cyberpunk, distopia, underground, conspiracy, rapid healing, visual hallucination, hallucination ...
Time: future, year 1985
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 724
Love Letters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: United States Senator, Andrew Ladd, revisits his life after a woman he loved, but only wrote letters to, dies. Having met as children the two grow apart as he enters politics and she aspires to be an artist. While success follows him, she has a more ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: senator, love, unfulfilled love, love affair, looking for love, tragic love, friendship, fall in love, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, prodigy, best friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 173
Stardust (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A scientist finds his newest invention; a microchip that infuses inanimate objects with human qualities co-opted by the company he works for, which wants to capitalize on his findings. Knowing his creation can be used for evil purposes, he stashes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, friendship, rivalry, adventure, rescue, a.i., workplace, obnoxious boss, family, androids and robots, friends, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Midsummer Night's Rave is a modern rave take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream released in 2002
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, modern day adaptation
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rave, clubbing, party, tragic love, drug use, sexual content, misfit, nothing goes right, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: amusement park, friendship, mental illness, friends, buddies, social misfits, best friends, life is a bitch, betrayal, misfit, missing person, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, fall in love, follow your dream, showbiz, buddies, hopes, love and romance, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Russkies (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of American boys discovers a Russian sailor washed up on the coast of Florida and decide to befriend him, assuming that he is friendly and will bring them no danger and thus go against the ideas of their parents, as well as the government.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: cold war, friendship, coming of age, submarine, youth, teenager, shipwreck, manhunt, misfit, adventure, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, couples, friendship, sexual relations, prostitute, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, sexual content, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 741
Human Highway (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Human Highway is a 1982 comedy film starring and co-directed by Neil Young under his pseudonym Bernard Shakey. Dean Stockwell co-directed the film and acted along with Russ Tamblyn, Dennis Hopper, and the band Devo. Included is a collaborative ...
Style: exciting, surreal, not serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, acid, surrealism, distopia, friends, power relations, disorder, chaos, gas station, rock, apocalypse, technology gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 665
Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, romance, destiny, parallel world, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural, afterlife, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Can't Be Heaven (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Everyone eventually meets the love of their lives. Sometimes, like Danny and Julia, that person comes along when you are 13 years old. Other times, like Hubbie and his sweetheart, star-crossed love makes getting together a life-long adventure. This ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, youth, afterlife, ghost, jazz, school, friends, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, young lovers, misfit ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 228
Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college, university, college life, friends, college graduate, power relations, social relations, disorder, youth, love and romance, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
This Is My Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, female protagonist, stand up comedian, comedian, family relations, performer's life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, hopes, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 713
Border Radio (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before carving out a niche as one of the most distinct voices in nineties American cinema, Allison Anders made her debut, alongside codirectors and fellow UCLA film school students Kurt Voss and Dean Lent, with 1987’s Border Radio. A low-key, ...
Style: indie film, realistic, serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: punk, alienation, on the run, mexican border, punk rock, friends, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, artists and showbiz, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, semi serious, talky, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, self discovery, friendship, unfulfillment, destiny, introspection, hopes, male female relationship, first love, travel, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, tokyo, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 338
Disfigured (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lydia is an overweight sales clerk in a trendy home furnishings store, nearing 30. Though she is a member of a Fat Acceptance Group (a movement dedicated to fighting prejudice against overweight people), she is still struggling with complex feelings ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: support group, friendship, unlikely couple, friends, looking for love, misfit, human nature, physical appearance, anorexia, obesity, acceptance, real estate agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 513
Twenty-One (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, starting over, coming of age, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, strong sexual content, twentysomething life, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 259
Sweet Lorraine (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Serio-comic look at the residents and staff of a Catskill Mountains resort during its final days.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Plot: hotel, small town life, friendship, small town, love affair, americana, ambition, elderly, aging, love and romance, hopes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%