Movies like Stand Up and Be Counted

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

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 newspaper, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, husband wife relationship, runaway and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Stand Up and Be Counted: Sex & Mrs. X (2000), The First Time (1969), The Personals (1982), Same Time, Next Year (1978), The Rum Diary (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: seduction, journalist, sex, self esteem, starting over, feminism, self discovery, breakup, couples, prostitute, battle of the sexes, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 320
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: coming of age, virgin, youth, sexual awakening, best friends, prostitute, teenage life, gender, friends, love and romance, black pantyhose, high heels ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
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78%
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, marital separation, marital problem, personal ad, buddy, extramarital affair, adultery, love triangle, love, infidelity, newspaper, husband wife relationship ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota
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69%
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, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: journalism, newspaper, alcohol, journalist, cockfight, voodoo, carnival, protest, fire breathing, vomiting, rum, drunkenness ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 550
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, emotional, 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 ⇓
62%
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, cheerleading, journalism, cheerleader, newspaper, legs
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, fashion photographer, mannequin, poodle, reporter, hotel room, sandwich, suspicion of murder, media, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Der Willi-Busch-Report (1979)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Satire about German reunification.
Plot: journalism, dead man, brother sister relationship, border, iron curtain, newspaper, bare breasts, reporter, cold war
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 58K
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, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: magazine, model, arrogance, celebrity culture, suburbs, suburban life, artists and showbiz, media, music band, investigation, journalism, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: childhood, lost love, smoking, wedding, flashback, divorce, crying, love, airport, newspaper, swimming pool, dentist ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: life support, workaholic, ghost, husband wife relationship, hospital, jail, cemetery
⇓ 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, revenge, boy, friendship, love, drinking, filmmaking, car, entertainment, actor ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, emotional, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, city life, journalism, media satire, journalist, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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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: witty, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, journalist, newspaper, newspaper man, media satire, verbal byplay, marriage proposal, stress, workplace situations, media, workplace, friends ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feminism, pageant, crown, women, beauty pageant, queen
Place: arizona, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, media, murder, columnist, workaholic, workplace, media satire, research, success, relationship vs career, workplace situations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: narcissist, office building, female nudity, kitchen, stolen money, dog, husband wife relationship, flowers, corporation, bathroom, prostitute, disguise ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring model, Cynthia, becomes the focus of a documentary when she is chosen as the face for the world's biggest fashion designer, Claudio. Cynthia accidentally overdoses and with deadlines looming they decide to use her corpse to continue ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 454K
Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: church, high school, cheerleader, single parent, rehabilitation, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, gender bending, suburbs, high school life, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Plot: misfit, middle aged man, daughter, dog, taxi driver, grandfather grandson relationship, train station, sleeping, amusement park, black bra, 17 year old, best friend ...
Place: st. louis missouri, portland oregon
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29%
How I Was Systematically Destroyed by Idiots (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, bitter at the world, and blaming his old capitalist ...
Plot: hill, protest, hypochondriac, obese woman, worker, beard, homeless man, marxist, sea, mother, hospital, brother ...
Place: belgrade, yugoslavia
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28%
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Greetings (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: buddies, innocence lost, politics, americana, media, looking for love, looking for sex, anti war, voyeurism, filmmaking, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where the Heart Is (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, light ...
Plot: fashion, homelessness, farce, parents and children, social differences, real estate, family life, family relations, save the day, society, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: single mother, feminism, feminist, coming-of-age, parent child relationship, generation gap, punk music, balcony, coming of age, loneliness, teenager, cancer ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
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Class (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, boarding school, college life, romance, college, teenage life, college student, youth, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
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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, school, husband wife relationship, father, mother, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%