Movies like Deadline 2016

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Deadline (2016)
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Deadline (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trent Butler, a listless 20 something, accidentally kills himself after a breakup. He negotiates with Death to get a 2 week extension to accomplish something with his life.
Style: dark
Plot: death, suicide, filmmaking, breakup
Place: toronto ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about breakup, couples, love and romance, romance, break up, filmmaking and couple relations mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Deadline: This Is Not a Film (2003), Fate (1990), Watching the Detectives (2007), Full Moon Party (2002), Dr. Ravi & Mr. Hyde (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, artists and showbiz, urban, reenactment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 2.9
 50
Fate (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1980, 20-year-old novice director Stuart Paul exhibited far more chutzpah than talent with Falling in Love Again. Ten years later, an older, wiser Paul has picked up some talent, but it's still outweighed by sheer nerve. In Fate, Paul casts ...
Plot: astrology, sexual promiscuity, suicide, molestation, reincarnation, scientist, native american, psychic
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Watching the Detectives (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, femme fatale, romance, couples, filmmaking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prank, interracial romance, love, neo noir, waiter, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Full Moon Party (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bunch of graduates go out sailing to visit a secret Full Moon Party. Hans Nijboer also tries to get his brother Ties back home to work in the familie business. Ties has other plans, he wants to become a singer.
Plot: female nudity, computer nerd, suicide pill, goth girl, exam, sea, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Dr. Ravi & Mr. Hyde (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Like many men his age, Dr. Ravi finds himself halfway through his life having not yet achieved the greatness he anticipated. Sure, he could buy a sports car or find a hot, young babe to help him through his midlife crisis, but Dr. Ravi yearns for ...
Plot: hospital, midlife crisis, filmmaking, doctor, movie making, dream, novelist
Place: south africa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Unexpected, Unforeseen (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young and humble girl who works as a clerk suddenly inherits the huge and expensive art collection...
Plot: death, friend, wealth, envy, lottery, notary, uncle, inheritance, hold up
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Just Broke Up (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Story: Ilektra receives a message from her boyfriend saying that he wants to break up with her.
Plot: valentine's day, breakup, birthday, break up, gay marriage, pizza delivery boy, answering machine, birthday cake, dj
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 285
Working Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beautiful, workaholic Bo-hee is a successful marketing executive at the number one toy company in Korea. Respected by her colleagues and in line for a promotion, she makes an irrevocable mistake that gets her fired from her job. Bo-hee's life ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: breakup, layoff, sex talk, sex toy, orgasm, fired, break up, masturbation, sex scene, sex shop
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The 3 L'il Pigs 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rémy is always between two planes, travels to Shanghai on business. During this trip, he takes the opportunity to cheat Dominique first with a woman, then with a man. Upon his return, his wife puts him out after showing him more than compromising ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: bisexuality, infidelity, relationships, sibling relationship, cheating, renovation, anxiety attack, immaturity, career, caretaker, breakup, bathtub ...
Place: montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Love Is Thicker Than Water (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vida and Arthur come from vastly different backgrounds. Sensitive and touching, sometimes quirky and tragic, always uncompromisingly truthful, a fresh look how conflicting family ties challenge love in a modern day Romeo and Juliet tale.
Plot: ego, pajamas, wedding, camera, vacuum cleaner, donut, cellist, romantic relationship, jewish, breakup, brunette, break up
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 121
Love Happens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What do animals, allergies and a bet have in common? A commitment-phobic woman named Lisa Harris. Lisa may hold the record for most failed short-term relationships in modern history. It's not that she doesn't want to find her true love, ...
Plot: bet, ex girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nose, thanksgiving, break up, falling in love, carpenter, male female relationship, breakup, fall in love, fear of commitment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
That's My Baby! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This little heard of modest Canadian comedy drama revolves around a young hetero couple. The man wants to start a family but his partner is much more career focused.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, self discovery, love affair, babies and infants, buddies, youth, battle of the sexes, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 897
Love & Air Sex (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When brokenhearted Stan flies to Austin for the weekend in hopes of "accidentally" running into his ex-girlfriend Cathy, he arrives to find their best friends Jeff and Kara in the middle of their own vicious breakup. Before too long, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: breakup, battle of the sexes, clubbing, best friends, disorder, contests and competitions, escapades, sex, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york, pasadena california, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 3K
The Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: kidnapping, filmmaking, hollywood, disorder, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, missing person, down on your luck, nothing goes right, desire for fame, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, prague, los angeles, london, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We'll Never Have Paris (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: We'll Never Have Paris is a clumsy and at once human account of screwing up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back "the one."
Style: funny, light, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: florist, engagement, break-up, breakup, love, gain trust, rivalry, infidelity, midlife crisis, semi autobiographical, female director
Place: paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Erotic Dream of the Red Chamber (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An original piece of Asian erotica comparable to the Euro softcore classics, Story of O, Emanuelle, and The Fruit is Ripe. Based on a Cantonese opera, this lavish production from the Shaw Brothers tells the story of 15 year old Pao-Yu and his ...
Plot: urination, adultery, female masturbation, drunkenness, voyeur, bribe, flashback, father son relationship, dream, dildo, bully, bisexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fantozzi in Heaven (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One by one, with a sweet but inexorable rate, Ugo's colleagues, go to a better life. When Ugo is attending at one of the innumerable funerals, he and the priest remain involved in an accident. The doctor says that Ugo as only one week left to ...
Plot: heaven, male female relationship, underdog, death, sex, coworker, bad luck, reincarnation, buddhist, retirement, accountant, skiing
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 4K
Haggard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true story about Ryan Dunn (played by himself) and his ex-girlfriend Glauren and how she cheated on him. After the break up Glauren is rumored to have been hooking up with heavy metal Hellboy. Ryan enlists the help of his friends Valo ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ex girlfriend, sexual humor, friendship, vengeance, infidelity, love and romance, obsessive quest, buddies, dishonesty, breakup, break up, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Girl in the Picture (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alan and Mary are pretty miserable together and split up. As an very presentable Glaswegian photographer Alan soon has chances to find consolation elsewhere, but more and more thinks of Mary. She however seems a lot less keen to try again.
Plot: photographer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, dating, photo studio, love, photo shoot, photograph, breakup, store, factory
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, suburbs, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, destructive relationship, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, materialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 225
Marry Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oriane and Hadrian's couple is going through a crisis. Determined to save their marriage, Oriane visits a Gypsy fortune teller who foresees a dark future. But Oriane won't hear of anything but a happy ending and the psychic is forced to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: couple relations, romance, breakup, best friends, supernatural, social misfits, love triangle, marriage, male female relationship, fortune teller, psychic, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
S.O.S.: Women to the Sea (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Recently divorced Adriana tries to get revenge on the woman who took her husband away from her by going on a European cruze along with them.
Style: light, funny, scenic, humorous, romantic
Plot: romance, brazilian, adventure, friendship, break-up, breakup, sea voyage, cruise, pursuit, disorder, vengeance, lesbian kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, wooing, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 205
The Ice Rink (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, ice hockey, hockey, satire, disorder, romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, race against time, showbiz, backstage, movie business ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Table for Three (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A suddenly single guy invites what he thinks is a perfect couple to move into his apartment, only to discover they quickly insert themselves into all aspects of his life.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crumbling marriage, love affair, odd couple, breakup, lifestyle, romance, looking for sex, singleness, thirtysomething life, roommate, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, film within a film, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, self discovery, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Save the Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a bookstore manager resists a seemingly perfect guy's attempts to woo her.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, breakup, break-up, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, singleness, siblings relations, family relations, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: romance, wooing, couples, best friends, breakup, dating, looking for love, fall in love, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace intrigue, couple relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.2
 6K
Bottoms Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captivated by the posh Hollywood scene, bartender Owen Peadman (Jason Mewes) travels from the Midwest to take part in a drink-serving contest. But he fails to win the jackpot and winds up working for a gossip show instead. Now, to uncover the latest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, porno movie, gross out humor ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, gender, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, looking for sex, fall in love, couples, disorder, dishonesty, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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