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When Life Was Good (2008)
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When Life Was Good (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brooklyn flies home to surprise her boyfriend on his birthday, but immediately changes her mind upon arrival and decides to hide out for the summer with her friend Faith. Faith lives with Casey and with relationship problems of their own, the couple are happy with the distraction...until Brooklyn begins to assert herself, then all of the characters come face to face with the hard realities of their relationships.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic, mumblecore
Plot: youth, love and romance, couples, relationships, male female relationship, couple relations, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, homecoming, twentysomething life, career, young adult, unhappiness, improv, ensemble
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vancouver, new york, vancouver british columbia canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, youth, lifestyle and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like When Life Was Good: Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014), June in January (2014), LOL (2006), Santorini Blue (2013), Some Girl(s) (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, couples, couple relations, youth, babies and infants, romance, love and romance, marriage, on the road, travel, karaoke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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95%
June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, love and romance, youth, wedding, adolescence vs adulthood, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, family gatherings, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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78%
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, humorous, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, youth, friendship, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, misfit, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Santorini Blue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An act of betrayal throws a young couple's marriage into jeopardy in this romantic drama featuring Richard Belzer and Ice-T.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: betrayal, couples, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, sex, affair, temptation, forgiveness, greek island, law and order, sailing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, on the road, breakup, cross country, wedding, strong female presence, writers, hotel room, revenge, misanthrope ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 1K
Heartlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his soiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, love, self discovery, obsessive quest, couples, love and romance, cheating on husband, on the road, adultery, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, thirtysomething life, family problems, breakup, couples, relationship vs career, singleness, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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18 Meals (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Food, glorious food! Some of the most sumptuous and involving films revolve around that most common of acts: eating. 18 MEALS is an omnibus film of criss-crossing stories divided into three segments; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Jorge Coira's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, cooking and food, uninvited guest, bittersweet, family, unfulfillment, brother, dinner, homosexual, guitarist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, wooing, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Sacred Family (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's Easter in the beach house of a Chilean well-to-do and nowadays family. A self-centered and successful father, a disoriented mother and a son overshadowed by his successful father. The three of them, wait for the arrival of the son's ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, youth, homecoming, estrangement, easter, college, infidelity, beach, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Don't Fall In Love With Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three interconnected stories explore the complicated relationships of young, attractive Argentinian adults searching for true love
Style: realistic, semi serious, disturbing
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, romance, male female relationship, breakup, relationship problems, couple relations, marital problem, husband wife relationship, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Naked (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nackt is the story of three couples, one of which just broke up, one that seems to be about to and one perfectly okay. They are all friends and from time to time they gather to talk about everything.One time they gather for dinner at the second ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: swinger, male female relationship, friendship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, relationship problems, love, marriage, husband wife relationship, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 1K
Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, wooing, romance, mother daughter relationship, twentysomething life, singleness, gays and lesbians, love and romance, relationships, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, infidelity, communication problem
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 265
The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: love triangle, unemployment, human nature, love and romance, youth, friendship, friendship between men, coming of age, friends, siblings relations, courtroom drama, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 2K
Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, love and romance, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, estrangement, dark humor, buddies, youth, love and romance, college, holiday, friends, thirtysomething life, starting over, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hopes, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, coming of age, college, best friends, wish come true, unfulfilled love, interracial relations, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, infidelity, couples, couple relations, disorder, gay interest, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, gender, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, family life, love and romance, single parent, youth, family problems, family relations, couples, child as adult, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 170
Nonna's Trip (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican family, wanting to grant their Grandmother her last wish, embarks on a make believe trip to a small town in Italy ... in Mexico!
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, homecoming, couples, bittersweet, elderly, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, memory loss, mental illness, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, youth, love and romance, society, couples, friends, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Almost Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A big new home, a lovely wife and a new job seem to steer Henrik firmly towards the middle age and a bourgeois lifestyle. There is, however, a substantial amount of boyish prankster still in him - sometimes a little bit too much. Director Martin ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: thirty something, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, dressing room
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, youth, society, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Girl Is a Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Imagine "High Fidelity" as directed by Jean Luc Godard and you've basically got the gist of "A Girl is a Girl."
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: couples, friends, thirtysomething life, mental illness, twentysomething life, singleness, couple relations, looking for love, wooing, obsession, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, couples, looking for love, working class, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boss and employee, cooking and food, dull life, restaurant, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual
Plot: couples, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, sexual relations, love affair, suburban life, suburbs, male nudity, female nudity, male objectification, male genitalia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%