Movies like Stand Up and Be Counted

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Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
 4.5
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Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with the feministic arguments.
Plot: newspaper, fashion, writers, feminism, research, magazine, equality, husband wife relationship, women's liberation

Most similar movies to Stand Up and Be Counted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about writers, husband wife relationship, newspaper, storytelling, runaway, adaptation and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Stand Up and Be Counted: The American Success Company (1980), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), The Personals (1982), The French Dispatch (2021), The Paper (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The American Success Company (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A husband is humiliated at home and at work. He decides he has had enough of it and hires a prostitute to help him get back at his boss, wife and friends and get a lot richer in the process.
Plot: mirror, disguise, stolen money, kitchen, office building, alarm clock, newspaper, office, restaurant, narcissist, storage unit, cabin ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 519
Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, breakup, starting over, seduction, journalist, self discovery, self confidence, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, infidelity, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Personals (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A touching yet humorous tale of a divorced man searching for love in the personals column and finding out about life in the process. Directed by Peter Markle.
Plot: personal ad, infidelity, husband wife relationship, dating, roller skating, marital problem, love triangle, buddy, adultery, love, extramarital affair, newspaper ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The French Dispatch (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.
Style: sentimental, touching, light, realistic
Plot: life philosophy, journalist, destiny, love and romance, romance, writers, couples, media, unrequited love, storytelling, newspaper, journalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.7
 13K
The Paper (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, media, columnist, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, relationship vs career, introspection, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 27K
Late Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, feel good
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, female friendship, friendship between women, talk show host, infidelity, workplace romance, ratings, husband wife relationship, feminism, rivalry, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, hippie, accountant, profanity, hotel, midlife crisis, bittersweet, makeover, feminism, extramarital affair, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A newspaper editor decides to send his girlfriend, who is also a reporter on the paper, undercover to try out for the cheerleading team for the Dallas Cowboys in order to do an "insider's" story.
Plot: american football, journalism, cheerleading, cheerleader, newspaper, legs, pretty legs, leotard, salute, undercover
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 369
The First Time (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the coming of summer, three high school buddies--Kenny Leeds, Mike Decker, and Tommy Kingsley--anticipate their initiation into the pleasures of manhood. But Kenny is separated from his friends and sent to stay with his grandparents in Buffalo ...
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, virgin, youth, teenage life, friends, best friends, gender, love and romance, prostitute, grownups, sexual awakening, older woman teenage boy sex ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: infidelity, affair, mistress, adultery, magazine editor, obsession, magazine, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 98K
The Rum Diary (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: stylized, humorous, light, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, profanity, lifestyle, drunkenness, cockfight, carnival, hallucination, adaptation, protest, vomiting, fire breathing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 208
Little Noises (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A struggling writer steals poems written by his mute friend to achieve fame and fortune.
Plot: friendship, writers, poetry, mute, plagiarism, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Der Willi-Busch-Report (1979)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Satire about German reunification.
Plot: border, cold war, bare breasts, iron curtain, journalism, reporter, brother sister relationship, dead man, newspaper
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Big Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From a bland tract house on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Simon Geist (with occasional help from his platonic girlfriend Darla) wages war against all of modern American popular culture. Geist starts up a magazine called "The Next Big ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: magazine, suburbs, arrogance, model, journalism, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, investigation, media, society, satire, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 215
O'Hara's Wife (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Workaholic attorney Bob O'Hara (Asner) is devastated when his wife (Hartley) dies suddenly. She returns to "haunt" him, however, (a la "Topper") and her mission is to persuade him to slow down, watch his own health, and ...
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, cemetery, jail, ghost, hospital, life support, workaholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: sentimental, light, captivating, humorous, complex ...
Plot: mother son relationship, feminism, parent child relationship, loneliness, teenager, parenting, single mother, coming of age, feminist, adaptation, character study, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 197
Miss Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rose Raynes was crowned Miss Arizona - 15 years ago. Now a bored housewife trapped in a less-than-ideal-marriage , and mourning the independence of her 10-year-old-son, Rose accepts an invitation to teach a life skills class at a women's ...
Plot: female impersonator, masquerade, pageant, feminism, crown, beauty pageant, women, queen
Place: arizona, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, twists and turns, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, boss and employee, women, strong female character, fish out of water, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 619
Tribute (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: dying, agent, family in crisis, parents and children, terminal illness, family life, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, unfulfillment, prostitute, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 14K
Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 7K
Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: husband wife relationship, avalanche, married couple, vacation, family relations, marital problem, family vacation, lie, ski resort, helicopter, dancing, mountain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lovely by Surprise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lovely by Surprise follows the journey of novelist Marian Walker as she attempts to finish her first novel. Facing the age-old problem of writer’s block, Marian seeks advice from a mentor and ex-lover. His seemingly innocent advice to kill the ...
Plot: hot dog, car salesman, swimming pool, writers, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rich and Famous (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two literary women compete for 20 years: one writes for the critics; the other one, to get rich.
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, roommate, aging, rising to stardom, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, betrayal, opposites attract, friends, couples, strong female presence, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shooting the Warwicks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Warwick family are unknowingly being filmed for a new reality show. Problem is, they're boring. So the producer must add conflict and drama to their lives. Their lives begin to unravel with shocking consequences.
Plot: female nudity, male nudity, reality, husband wife relationship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, wife husband relationship, reality tv
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 12K
The Front Page (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.
Style: humorous, talky, light, witty, captivating ...
Plot: newspaper, journalist, media, workplace situations, media satire, friends, workplace, crimes, satire, journalism, reporter, scoop ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, youth, unfulfillment, single parent, love and romance, bittersweet, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mystic Masseur (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus, in order to promote the Hindu Faith, and be known as a writer. He does ...
Style: touching, serious, talky, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: politics, miraculous event, ambition, writer's life, rise and fall, rise to the top, love and romance, love affair, friendship, celebrity culture, husband wife relationship, village ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: latin america, india, oxford university, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: writers, family relations, coming of age, wrestling, wrestler, love, typewriter, writer's life, impregnation, men hatred, strong female presence, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 21
CXL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: This poignant and darkly comedic debut feature from Sean Gillane focuses on Nolan, an aspiring writer who feels stuck. He is frustrated with his career, his relationships, the world and ultimately with himself. Unable to keep from displaying his ...
Plot: magic realism, writers, imagination, book, career, bookstore, obsession, boy meets girl, ego
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.3
 7
Split Gas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Jack, an easygoing grad student, posts on a campus bulletin board: 'Driving to San Francisco for Spring Break. Anyone Want a Ride? Split Gas.' The ad is answered by Oliver, a suicidal freshman, who secretly just wants a ride to the cliffs ...
Plot: male bonding, motel, college student, hitchhiker, diner, road trip, drinking, awkwardness, male friendship, writers, porter, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%