Movies like Sanctuary 2016

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Sanctuary (2016)
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Sanctuary (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Larry and Sophie are in love. They bribe Tom to book them into a hotel for an afternoon's tryst and look forward to getting to know each other, like countless couples before them. But Larry and Sophie aren't any couple; they both have intellectual disabilities and Tom is their care worker.
Plot: hotel, disability, cinema, bus, farce, bar, condom

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, bar, couples, hotel, love and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Sanctuary: Boredom in Brno (2003), Happy Times (2000), Okafor's Law (2016), Prince No. 1 (1999), Full Moon in Blue Water (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boredom in Brno (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Black-and-white comedy about two young people who want to lose, finally, their innocence, and about life in a very boring city of Brno ...
Plot: tv show, affair, apartment, condom, spanking, midlife crisis, best friend, virgin, homosexual, bus, female nudity, brother brother relationship ...
Place: czech republic
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Happy Times (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: fall in love, comedy of errors, misfit, introspection, bus, greed, money, deception, farce, irreverent, bittersweet, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
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Okafor's Law (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Nigeria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A slick serial seducer bets his friends that he can bed three old flames in six weeks, in this risqué comedy from the director of the smash hit Wives on Strike.
Plot: cinema
Place: africa
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Prince No. 1 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: After the passing away of his parents, Raja lives with his uncle Dhananjay. Dhananjay manages a hotel while Raja is a model. Raja meets Rani and both fall in love. Meanwhile, Dhananjay reveals a challenge he made with his in-laws in the past to get ...
Plot: apple, motorcycle, jeep, fencing, fight, masked man, vigilante, hotel, sword, sword fight, music video, horse chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bar, family relations, love and romance, misfit, family life, parents and children, working class, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, disability, dealing with death, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Inside I'm Dancing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, life, cerebral palsy, loneliness, character study, human spirit, love triangle, friends, life philosophy, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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53%
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Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, self discovery, goofy hero, farce, bar, satire, condom, alcohol ...
Time: 80s
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49%
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An American exchange student almost runs him over and gets ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Plot: working class, social differences, unsuccessful, animal life, family relations, romance, society, love and romance, bathtub, bar, horse, exchange student ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, new york, dublin ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Do Not Disturb (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: sex, beach, hotel, rabbi, grave, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Suicide Bus (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young girl named Mitsuki receives a ticket for a bus tour from her uncle. The tour appears to be normal (expect that everyone appears to be quite sombre), but Mitsuki learns its true purpose: the other passengers and the tour manager have a ...
Plot: mass suicide, bus, suicide, debt, tour bus, seaside, bus driver, depression, sightseeing, farce, ventriloquism, road trip ...
Place: japan
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Good Girl, Bad Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In LA, Terri is making a movie called "Space Pirates." For cash and in hopes of finding a sugar daddy, she dances in a cabaret. Nick, her boyfriend, is jealous. When a customer flashes a briefcase full of money, Terri arranges to meet him ...
Plot: farce, female nudity, eavesdropping, stripper, tied up, dominatrix, crotch grab, strip club
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41%
Love and Something Like It (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Dan tragically loses his loving wife while only in his late 50s, then goes through the dilemma of finding "true love" again. It's a challenging journey, but he soon learns his life will change in ways he wasn't prepared for, with ...
Plot: father son relationship, dating, car salesman, government agency, car dealer, bar, waitress, sex, dominatrix, cowboy
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Secrets (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An enjoyable story of a 13-year-old girl, Louise, who lives alone with her widowed mother. Louise is sent off to a boarding school, but not before she discovers some secret documents kept hidden by her father. A curious look reveals that her father ...
Plot: condom, boarding school, friendship, coming of age, false accusation, friend, mother daughter relationship, death of husband, husband wife relationship, ritual, classmate, memory ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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The Cake Eaters (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The death of the Kimbrough family matriarch affects the three male survivors of the clan. Widower Easy (Bruce Dern) tries to reconnect with his old flame, Marg (Elizabeth Ashley). Eldest son and struggling musician Guy (Jayce Bartok) moves back to ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, family problems, young lovers, estrangement, disability, small town life, haunted by the past, countryside, family life, reunion, teenage life, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
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The Callback Queen (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the cut-throat London film industry a vivacious actress chasing her big break struggles to maintain her integrity in the face of the director's advances.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sex comedy
Plot: casting, rivalry, love, friendship, actress, film producer, mentor, filmmaking, employer employee relationship, film industry, ambition, flirting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london
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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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, luxury hotel, multiple storylines, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, midlife crisis, family problems, anniversary, family relations, honeymoon ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, tennis, custody, friendship, womanizer, lifestyle, friends, couples, family problems, dishonesty, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lulu in the Nude (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a job interview gone wrong, Lulu sets sail leaving her husband and three children behind. But being an adventurer is easier said than done.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, friends, family problems, self discovery, introspection, friendship, on the road, strong female presence, female director, wedding ring, money problems, trailer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When longtime friends Joey Fortone and Lenny Kaminski get together, the race is on to get one up on the other. Their fantasies abound and their results lag far behind.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: diner, storytelling, urban, destiny, looking for love, nothing goes right, buddies, love and romance, romance, womanizer, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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34%
A Date for Mad Mary (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "Mad" Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison for something she'd rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is maid of honor. When ...
Plot: dating, wedding, female friendship, bridesmaid, best friend, nightclub, women's prison, coming of age, prison, candle, photograph, video camera ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, twins, hotel, farce, romance, uninhibited rivalry, comedy of errors, couples, rivalry, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: australia
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33%
Goodbye, New York (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young New York woman, devastated to find out that her husband has been cheating on her, decides to hop a plane to Paris to get away. However, she falls asleep on the plane, misses her connection, and winds up in Israel, with no money, no luggage ...
Plot: artificial respiration, bed, hotel room, airplane, hotel, camel, airport, new yorker, runway
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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29%
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Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, family relations, satire, romance, against the odds, social differences, parents and children, opposites attract, young lovers, youth, society, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, boston, bronx new york city ...
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29%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, hipster, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Quickie Express (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A guy become a gigolo in pizza-deliveryman disguise.
Style: twists and turns, sex comedy
Plot: farce, gay, gay love, plot twist, medical student, loneliness, religious fundamentalist, cover up, male escort, marital infidelity, gay relationship, pizza delivery boy ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rich Boy, Rich Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Andy is a front desk clerk with a little ambition until he finds his muse. Hayley is a beautiful shampoo girl chasing big dreams in NYC. When their worlds collide in a hapless run-in, the starstruck lovers assume false identities and follow the ...
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, humorous
Plot: love, hotel, actor, romance, lie, dating show, pretending to be someone else, life turned upside down, acquittal, love affair, love story, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Speed Dating (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film tells the story of speed dating addict James Van Der Bexton as he approaches his 30th birthday.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, singleness, nothing goes right, disorder, dating, addiction, obsession, society, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: nightlife, bar, lifestyle, disorder, damsel in distress, strong female character, bartender, sex scene, city life, urban, dentist, pixilated nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, hippie, accountant, profanity, midlife crisis, hotel, bittersweet, makeover, feminism, extramarital affair, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%