Movies like Stand Up and Be Counted

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Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
 4.2
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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, feminism, research, husband wife relationship, magazine, equality

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 clever films with plots about husband wife relationship, newspaper, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, love and romance and redemption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Stand Up and Be Counted: Sex & Mrs. X (2000), The Personals (1982), Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979), Same Time, Next Year (1978), The First Time (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 477
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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, starting over, journalist, seduction, sex, self discovery, breakup, feminism, couples, prostitute, battle of the sexes, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: roller skating, personal ad, buddy, husband wife relationship, dating, newspaper, love, adultery, infidelity, love triangle, extramarital affair, marital separation ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, legs, cheerleader, newspaper
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, hotel, extramarital affair, feminism, midlife crisis, hippie, accountant, makeover, couple relations, love affair, polyamory, lovers reunited ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.0
 329
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, virgin, youth, sexual awakening, best friends, prostitute, teenage life, gender, friends, love and romance, black pantyhose, pantyhose ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Der Willi-Busch-Report (1979)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Satire about German reunification.
Plot: cold war, brother sister relationship, journalism, dead man, border, iron curtain, newspaper, bare breasts, reporter
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 195
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: husband wife relationship, life support, workaholic, cemetery, ghost, hospital, jail
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: magazine, arrogance, model, celebrity culture, suburban life, suburbs, artists and showbiz, media, music band, investigation, journalism, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, emotional, clever, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, journalist, workplace situations, city life, women, media satire, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 569
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: agent, dying, family life, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, prostitute, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: women, crown, feminism, pageant, beauty pageant, queen
Place: arizona, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: melancholic, talky, reflective, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, feminist, single mother, coming-of-age, balcony, generation gap, punk music, parent child relationship, coming of age, loneliness, teenager, cancer ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, humorous, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, terminal illness, single parent, human nature, mental illness, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, misfit, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 94K
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: talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, journalist, alcohol, fire breathing, vomiting, carnival, protest, rum, cockfight, drunkenness, obsession ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: wife husband relationship, reality, husband wife relationship, reality tv
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 220
Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: divorce, husband wife relationship, school, affair, father, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 12K
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, media, murder, columnist, workaholic, workplace, media satire, success, research, relationship vs career, workplace situations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 60K
Being There (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: politics, comedy of errors, impotence, autism, eviction, white house, secret service, newspaper, funeral, dying, innocence, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 3K
Sperm Whale (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Iranian man tells the story of his life and lifelong love.
Plot: business partner, dentist, lost love, swimming pool, smoking, dance, cassette tape, pop music, divorce, wedding, childhood, love ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fishbowl California (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man struggling to find purpose in life is enlightened by a drunk ailing widow.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: widow, drunk, bicycle, love, revenge, drinking, boy, friendship, beer, food, drink, nurse ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, semi serious, realistic, talky, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, love and romance, lifestyle, fashion model, multiple storylines, storytelling, art, poodle, sandwich ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The American Success Company (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: 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: office building, father in law, dog, husband wife relationship, stolen money, mirror, private detective, clock, son in law, rich, female nudity, disguise ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, birth, childbirth, motherhood, baby born, baby, marriage, husband wife relationship, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.3
 98
Mr. Sycamore (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship, metaphor, tree, peace, escape, cult, legend, storm, symbolism
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Forgiving the Franklins (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conservative, God fearing Southern family is spiritually changed by an auto accident, but who they become puts them at odds with the highly conservative values around them.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: church, high school, cheerleader, single parent, rehabilitation, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, gender bending, high school life, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, island, save the day, parents and children, small town, social differences, small town life, working class, coming of age, americana, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, marketing, advertising, morality, lie, tobacco, journalism, lung cancer, capitalism, reporter, society, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, japan, north carolina, vermont, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: screwball, disco, amnesia, mistaken identity, intrigue, on the run, switching roles, romance, crimes, dishonesty, suburbs, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film
Plot: newspaper, journalist, cafe, bible, newspaper editor, husband wife relationship, interview, held at gunpoint, homosexuality, discussion, bible quote, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 29K
Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, sweet
Plot: adoption, parenting, foster parent, husband wife relationship, childless couple, adolescence, texting, social worker, lgbt, support group, fertility
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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