Movies like Union City

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Union City (1980)
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Union City (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 1950s accountant (Dennis Lipscomb) with a restless wife (Deborah Harry) grows paranoid after hiding a milk thief's corpse next door.
Style: cult film
Plot: extramarital affair, thief, obsession, blonde, death, art, suicide, businessman, repression, masturbation, neo noir, theft, jazz, office, infidelity, drifter, adultery, paranoia, murder, impotence, veteran, blood, corpse, anger, bar ...
Time: year 1953

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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, extramarital affair, infidelity, adultery, death, couples and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Union City: Buone notizie (1979), The Big Empty (1997), Thieves (1977), The Personals (1982), Zen Noir (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buone notizie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Giancarlo Giannini stars as the nameless hero, a disaffected media executive who spends his days watching violent programming on the six television screens in his office and his evenings neglecting his frustrated wife at home. An encounter with an ...
Style: suspense, macabre
Plot: obsession, alienation, surrealism, sexual repression, businessman, nymphomaniac, misanthrope, friend, paranoia, friendship, murder, threat ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 126
The Big Empty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman hires P.I. Lloyd Meadows to investigate her husband, a respectable social worker. What seemed to be a simple case of adultery turns into an ugly mess fast.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, clever, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: neo noir, infidelity, private detective, hidden identity, investigation, crime, power relations, couples, who done it, store, school, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 123
Thieves (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Martin and Sally Cramer grew up on the hardscrabble Lower East Side, where Sally still teaches; meanwhile, Martin's the head of a fancy private school. Romantic dalliances with others convince them that they're meant to be together despite ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, school, love affair, destiny, couples, love and romance, idealist, midlife crisis, racial slur, reconciliation, pregnant woman, theft ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
50%
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Zen Noir (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: zen, female nudity, dying, buddhism, baldness, bare breasts, meditation, sword, bald woman, male nudity, unhappiness, bell ringing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Customer of the Off Season (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi
Style: suspense
Plot: manhunt, extramarital affair, blood, motel, burying a dead body, shooting, adultery, gun, traveler, thirty something, nazi germany, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The April Fools (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married - to the boss. They spend an innocent night in New York becoming more and more ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: infidelity, stock broker, trophy wife, deadend life, mate swapping, family problems, couples, failed attempt, wall street, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, new york, france, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 105K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, extramarital affair, sexual pleasure, housewife, suburbs, love affair, parenthood, castration, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.7
 93K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: private investigator, neo noir, investigation, conspiracy, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, private detective, paranoia, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, introspection, self discovery, buddies, couple relations, husband wife relationship, schizophrenic, adultery, stewardess, masturbation, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flesh and Bone (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, fall in love, gambling, crime, crimes, parents and children, uncover truth, love affair, haunted by the past, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Buttwhistle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ogden Confer is a community college student living with his parents and dealing with the recent loss of his best pal, Rose, when he foils the suicide effort of a mysterious young lady, Beth, who proceeds to make him pay for not minding his own ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: student, parents, suicide, parent, dwarf, teenage girl, mechanic, surrealism, kiss, midget, teen romance, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 19K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: extramarital affair, cheating wife, adultery, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, unfaithful wife, infidelity, love triangle, age difference, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 66K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: banned film, cynical, dark humor, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, loneliness, sibling relationship, marriage, therapist, divorce, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family, child abuse, unhappiness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Orpheus Descending (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, passion, male female relationship, age difference, adultery, death, extramarital affair, love, sex, lust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 18K
Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: emotional, psychological, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, jealousy, psychiatrist, divorce, mystery, human nature, dishonesty, unhappy, police investigation, love and romance, marriage crisis, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
32%
 6.1
 3K
Afterglow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, traffic jam, pregnancy, depression, obsession, romance, love affair, bittersweet, power relations, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore (Gena Rowlands) wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) comes to her defense from ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: fall in love, hippie, parking lot, romance, loneliness, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, couples, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love at Large (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns
Plot: private detective, mistaken identity, nightclub, dishonesty, hidden identity, femme fatale, romance, mystery, manipulations, love and romance, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 8K
Home Fries (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his stepfather's mistress, Sally. She works at a fast-food drive-through, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, family relations, pregnancy, waitress, funeral, widow, romance, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Great Moments in Aviation (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are ...
Style: serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: murder, ship, betrayal, intrigue, forgery, crimes, amateur detective, gays and lesbians, danger, romance, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 50s
Place: england, west indies, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Siberian Lady Macbeth (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century Mtsensk.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, murder, family relations, rivalry, graphic violence, spouse in danger, couples, spouse killer, family problems, strong female presence, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.3
 13K
Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, clever, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, investigation, betrayal, forbidden love, uncover truth, fall in love, opposites attract, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, english channel, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, murder, suburbs, unsupportive spouse, mystery, journalism, law enforcement, media, protagonist as suspect, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, touching, humorous, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, suicide attempt, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, coming of age, death, depression, misfit, elderly, youth, funeral ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 14K
Zero Effect (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daryl Zero is a private investigator. Along with his assistant, Steve Arlo he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Though a master investigator, when he is not working, Zero doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, private detective, murder, fall in love, accountant, blackmail, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, portland oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Man About Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, chase, self discovery, journalism, dishonesty, talent agent, reporter, adultery, pursuit, expose, husband wife relationship, diary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 66
Open Eyes (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Directed by Raafat El-Mihi.
Plot: pregnancy, husband wife relationship, infertility, impotence, murder of brother, inheritance, murder, garage, love triangle, screaming, death, death of brother ...
Place: cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, unhappiness, male friendship, friendship between men, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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