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, fashion, feminism, research, equality, husband wife relationship, magazine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about husband wife relationship, newspaper, journalism, runaway, friendship, storytelling and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Stand Up and Be Counted: The Personals (1982), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), Late Night (2019), Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979), Same Time, Next Year (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, newspaper, love, extramarital affair, marital problem, marital separation, dating, husband wife relationship, buddy, roller skating ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota
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95%
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 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: sentimental, sexual, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, sex, journalist, seduction, starting over, breakup, self discovery, feminism, media, journalism, prostitute, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.5
 3K
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 ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, talk show host, feminism, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, power plant, factory, cheating wife, friendship between women, ethnic diversity, workplace romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, newspaper, cheerleader
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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 ...
Plot: infidelity, hippie, accountant, makeover, feminism, hotel, midlife crisis, extramarital affair, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
70%
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, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: magazine, arrogance, model, fashion, investigation, society, platonic, media, journalism, suburbs, vengeance, music band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, cynical, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: journalism, workaholic, columnist, media, newspaper editor, newspaper, workplace, murder, power relations, media satire, workplace situations, power of media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, touching, offbeat, realistic
Plot: coming of age, virgin, teenage life, friends, love and romance, youth, best friends, gender, prostitute, sexual awakening, loss of virginity, letter writing ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: cemetery, hospital, ghost, jail, husband wife relationship, workaholic, life support
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, pageant, feminism, beauty pageant, queen
Place: arizona, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, clever, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, boss and employee, workplace situations, city life, new job, media satire, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, husband wife relationship, reality, reality tv
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, feminist, feminism, coming-of-age, punk music, parent child relationship, balcony, generation gap, coming of age, loneliness, teenager, cancer ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: husband wife relationship, school, divorce, mother, father, affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: agent, dying, family life, family relations, prostitute, terminal illness, estrangement, couples, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: stylized, talky, sexy, humorous, witty ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, cockfight, protest, carnival, alcohol, drunkenness, journalist, fire breathing, vomiting, rum, writer's life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, mental illness, eccentric family, misfit, human nature, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, secret service, comedy of errors, eviction, white house, dying, innocence, funeral, newspaper, lawyer, impotence, autism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ladies in Black (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, inspirational, light
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: department store, love and romance, female friendship, career, rise to the top, fashion, feminism, rivalry, business
Time: 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: metaphor, husband wife relationship, friendship, symbolism, tree, cult, storm, legend, peace, escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: pregnancy, birth, friendship, husband wife relationship, baby, marriage, childbirth, baby born, parenthood, motherhood
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, fashion model, multiple storylines, storytelling, art, media, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: prostitute, office building, narcissist, cane, shoes, mirror, dog, husband wife relationship, clock, son in law, rich, personality change ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Women in Trouble (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: stewardess, infidelity, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, feminism, lifestyle, dishonesty, strong sexual content, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, children, entertainment, car, dinner, apartment, coming of age, crying, mother daughter relationship, actor, actress ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: dentist, smoking, swimming pool, business partner, cassette tape, pop music, dance, love, airport, newspaper, childhood, lost love ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 246
A Bunny's Tale (1985)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dramatization of Gloria Steinem's undercover investigation of the working conditions Bunnies faced at the Playboy Clubs.
Plot: writing, self discovery, women, rags to riches, waitress, research, feminism, feminist, women's rights, reporter, journalist, masquerade
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: cafe, journalist, newspaper, newspaper editor, bible, interview, husband wife relationship, discussion, bible quote, homosexuality, gay, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Carriers Are Waiting (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, obsession, parents and children, journalism, teenage boy, abusive father, surrealism, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, photographer, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%