Movies like Dinner with Friends

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Dinner with Friends (2001)
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Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, sincere, realistic, sexy, clever, entertaining, stylized, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, love and romance, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, starting over, dinner, food, divorce, marriage, nude beach, catastrophe, business, psychology, women, life, family, writers, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, california, poland, new jersey, usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Dinner with Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, talky and clever films with plots about infidelity, couples, relationships, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner with Friends: Husbands and Wives (1992), Conversations with Other Women (2005), The Story of Us (1999), Trust the Man (2005), Why Did I Get Married? (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, character study, relationships, friendship, age difference, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, heartbreaking, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, love story, romance, lovers reunited, destiny, bridesmaid, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, love, relationships, women, romance, divorce, infidelity, life, bittersweet, couple relations, writers, marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, sex addict, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, loneliness, adultery, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, dishonesty, intrigue, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.9
 14K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, starting over, love, life, life philosophy, parenthood, fall in love, longing, old love, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, france, new jersey, paris france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, money, money problems, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, best friends in love, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, couples, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, feel good, satirical, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, horse, romance, family relations, infidelity, female protagonist, women, family problems, adulterous husband, family life, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: satirical, melancholic, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, party, character study, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, character study, parenthood, vacation, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, life philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
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Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, multiple storylines, luxury hotel, adultery, marriage, destiny, divorce, culture clash, crime gone awry, alter ego, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, fetish, self discovery, life philosophy, character study, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, schizophrenic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 225
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couples, love and romance, looking for love, breakup, estrangement, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, womanizer, bittersweet, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, friendship, sex, romance, relationship problems, family, love, love story, happy ending, relationships, parenthood, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 22K
The Women (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, witty, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, divorce, lesbian, women, friendship, mother daughter relationship, family, transformation, family problems, society, female friendship ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
What Happened Was... (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie and Michael are coworkers at a large law firm, who decide to meet at Jackie's for dinner one night.
Style: sexy, talky, psychological, melancholic, art house ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bdsm, self discovery, obsession, loneliness, depression, fantasy world, dark humor, dysfunctional family, multiple storylines, existentialism, natural disaster, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: literature, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, couple relations, crumbling marriage, loneliness, multiple storylines, happy ending, breakup, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: california, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 43K
Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: light, melancholic, twists and turns, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, therapy, marriage counselor, psychiatrist, marriage, depression, relationships, happy ending, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, light, intense, touching ...
Plot: male female relationship, infidelity, love triangle, one night stand, friendship, lovers reunited, adultery, adaptation, justice, love affair, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, female nudity, breakup, mother daughter relationship, starting over, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, marital separation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: advertising, midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, father daughter relationship, boss, unlikely friendships, father son relationship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, starting over, buddies, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, human nature, society, romance, relationship vs career, friends ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 11K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: romantic, sexy, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, corruption, gangsters, friendship, romance, african american, infidelity, black romance, segregation, multiple storylines, mentor, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: sexy, touching, melancholic, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, african american woman, adultery, black woman, love story, husband wife relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, romantic, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, marriage, romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, male female relationship, love, female teacher ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, farce, midlife crisis, architect, relationship vs career, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, emotional, sexy, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: lesbian, love triangle, relationships, romance, sister sister relationship, solitude, love affair, life philosophy, sex, love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 25K
Obvious Child (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, witty, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, women, pregnancy, loneliness, self discovery, relationships, existentialism, nothing goes right, unwanted pregnancy, introspection, infidelity, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, tokyo, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%