Movies like The Meddler

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The Meddler
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Plot: romance, motherhood, overbearing mother, singing in a car, mother daughter relationship, taking a selfie, woman wearing a red dress, blood test, waving goodbye, washing dishes, bakery, divorced man, stoned, motorcycle helmet, car radio, driver's license, ceiling fan, laughter, hospital waiting room, business card, military uniform, 23 year old, therapist, bail, applying lipstick ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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A Man Called Ove
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sweden
116 min.
 7.7
The Artist
Comedy, Drama, Romance
France, USA, Belgium
100 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to The Meddler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about drinking, kiss, telephone call, drink, friendship, cell phone and friend mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Meddler: Elizabethtown (2005), Adam (2009), Table 19 (2017), All I Wish (2017), Greenberg (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elizabethtown
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, suicide attempt, suicide, road trip, death, love, self discovery, on the road, dysfunctional family, storytelling, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, kansas
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Adam
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
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Table 19
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Plot: misfit, wedding reception, wedding, man wearing a tuxedo, grandparent, falling to the ground, prison, prostitute, wedding cake, confession, waiter, drug use ...
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All I Wish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Plot: singing, drunkenness, singer, song, apology, telephone, telephone call, drink, drinking, mother daughter relationship, microphone, kiss on the cheek ...
Place: santa monica california, paris france
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 6.1
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Greenberg
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, depression, drinking, drugs/alcohol, mental illness, midlife crisis, storytelling, character study, drugs, relationships, hospital, unfulfillment ...
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Alfie
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: abortion, womanizer, rock, women, cheating, death, urban, introspection, life, british, relationships, romance ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, romantic, sexy ...
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Plot: romance, sex, cheating, infidelity, love, virginity, college, relationships, unlikely couple, marriage, chase, drinking ...
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All the Rage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: ALL THE RAGE takes a satirical and poignant look at one gay man's obsessive pursuit of physical, sexual, and romantic perfection. Christopher Bedford is everyone's fantasy. He's gorgeous, young, clever, rich, and above all, totally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, clever ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples, obsessive quest, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston
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    User:   70%
 
Learning to Drive
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: crumbling marriage, urban, elderly, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, telephone call, drinking, singer, apology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   65%
 
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Solitary Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Style: talky, gloomy, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, aging, drinking, infidelity, sex, womanizer, divorce, betrayal, greed, relationships, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, boston, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
New York, I Love You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, hotel, couple relations, relationships, love, love story, urban, fall in love, death, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, rome italy, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
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Beginners
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cancer, gay, father son relationship, relationships, self discovery, terminal illness, death, loneliness, homosexuality, depression, marriage, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 2003, year 1965 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
Definitely, Maybe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: divorce, romance, marriage, father daughter relationship, single father, storytelling, couple relations, relationships, college, love story, happy ending, love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, campus, new jersey ...
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    User:   52%
 
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The Hero
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a ...
Plot: cancer, divorced man, marijuana, actor, older man younger woman relationship, audition, comedian, divorced father, stand-up comedian, estranged daughter, lesbian, undressing someone ...
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The Kids Are All Right
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, parenthood, marriage, adultery, father daughter relationship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, betrayal, sex, sexuality, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Saving Face
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, romance, lesbian, mother daughter relationship, depression, fall in love, marriage, loneliness, relationships, culture clash, love story, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, aging, culture clash, loneliness, prejudice, self discovery, elderly, golden years, drinking, friendship, indians, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, england, mumbai india
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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Barry Munday
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Barry Munday, a libido-driven wage slave who spends all his time either ogling, fantasizing about or trying to pick up women, wakes up in hospital after a freak attack only to find that his testicles have been removed.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, disorder, womanizer, self discovery, parents and children, down on your luck, doctor, genital mutilation, letter, castration, testicles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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The Lovers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Plot: romance, wife husband relationship, lover, hypocrite, briefcase, wedding ring, ballet, sadness, grocery shopping, sticking out one's tongue, female orgasm, hoodie ...
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System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
A Man Called Ove
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sentimental, emotional, reflective ...
Plot: swedish, cancer, friendship, death, mentor, life, storytelling, life & death, loneliness, childhood, redemption, lone hero ...
Place: spain
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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The Bubble
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, romance, tragic love, urban, gay, twentysomething life, gender, friends, love and romance, fall in love, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jordan, tel aviv israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage, mental illness, depression, runaway, dysfunctional family, starting over, friendship, suicide attempt, relationships, guilt, adoption, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
Rumor Has It...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, oldies, young lovers, dysfunctional family, marriage, uncover truth, infidelity, happy ending, memory, love affair, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, pasadena california
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System:   41%
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Adventureland
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, workplace, teenager, marijuana, virginity, drinking, workplace romance, job seeking, drugs/alcohol, drugs, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new jersey, california, europe
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System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, resort, fall in love, breakup, friendship, love and romance, sarcasm, nothing goes right, betrayal, crumbling relationship, depression, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
500 Days of Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, romantic, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love, relationships, love story, breakup, unrequited love, heartache, unfulfilled love, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, life philosophy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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 199K
Garden State
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, romance, friendship, depression, death, coming of age, storytelling, loneliness, drugs, existentialism, destiny, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Bernard and Doris
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke (1912-1993) - think Duke University - and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled cantaloupe; the ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: master and servant, butler, romance, unlikely couple, human nature, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, gay, alcoholic, heiress, orchid ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, hawaii
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 

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In the Land of Women
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I Could Never Be Your Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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