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Critic's Choice (1963)
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Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on the Broadway play by Ira Levin.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: psychologist, writer's life, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, relationship vs career, critic, hotel, food, telephone, sister sister relationship, restaurant, jealousy, taxi, bartender, taxi driver, theater, housewife, teenage boy, father son relationship, stepmother stepson relationship, actress, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, romance and disorder mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Critic's Choice: Pittsburgh (2006), Supporting Characters (2012), Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007), The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, couple relations, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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Supporting Characters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, buddies, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, friends, artists and showbiz, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, male female relationship, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The divine Didi, a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So much so that she runs away during the middle of a scene ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, hotel, chase, love triangle, mistaken identity, couple relations, farce, nothing goes right, chases and races, actor's life, on the run, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: oregon, usa
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81%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, musician's life, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, friends, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A. J. Niles is the author of a series of 'Bachelor Books'. These books describe the romantic life of a bachelor in various cities of the world. But when he runs into trouble with the I.R.S. for back taxes, he needs to write another book ...
Style: witty, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suburbs, incognito, bachelor, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, cards, separated, disorder, couples, screwball, fish out of water, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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63%
Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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62%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, historian, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, professor, couples, actor's life, young lovers, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
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Boys' Night Out (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, disorder, showbiz, workplace situations, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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49%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: contemporary
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42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Patrice O'Neal: Elephant in the Room (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Patrice O'Neal is one of the funniest, most respected comedians working today. You know him from his recurring roles on The Office and Arrested Development, as host of VH1's Web Junk 20, as a featured guest on Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn. ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Place: usa
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Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
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