Movies like Her Life as a Man

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Her Life as a Man (1984)
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Her Life as a Man (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.
Plot: football, writers, male female relationship, journalist, transvestism, male nudity, job seeking, discrimination, battle of the sexes, cross dressing, reporter, unemployment, new job, magazine, interview, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexism, secret identity, female journalist, beard, gender roles, fired from the job, employer employee relationship, disguise, wig ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about male nudity, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, mentor and bar mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Her Life as a Man: Support the Girls (2018), Saturday Night at the Baths (1975), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Roger Dodger (2002), For Ladies Only (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Support the Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely--but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction…Double ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Plot: employer employee relationship, waitress, job interview, fund raising, break in, girl power, family business, attempted robbery, husband wife relationship, friendship, apology, fundraiser ...
Time: year 2007
Place: nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Saturday Night at the Baths (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Continental Baths, a favorite hangout of New York homosexuals, provides the background of this socially conscious comedy drama that tries to examine the relationships between gay and heterosexual people. The story centers around a macho, ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: audition, female impersonator, lgbt, american football, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bathhouse, male underwear, male nudity, coming out, football, self discovery, bisexual ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gender bending, gay, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, cross country, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, women, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, journalist, workplace intrigue, new job, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.9
 17K
Roger Dodger (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: cynical, talky, clever, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, brothel, nightlife, virgin, battle of the sexes, seduction, mentor, advertising, flirting, character study, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
For Ladies Only (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man from Iowa comes to New York hoping to make it as an actor. However, he doesn't get a break and is almost out of money. So another actor who moonlights as a stripper encourages him to try it out. Eventually, he becomes the headliner ...
Plot: male stripper, naked man, gay, bar, undressing, agent, gym, beefcake, stripper, male nudity, drug overdose, apartment ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Petronius' satire about the decadent life in ancient Rome. "If you like the Fellini version, you should definitely see this one, too. It's every bit as good and in some ways better."
Plot: transvestism, banquet, cross dressing, roman empire, ancient rome, male homosexuality, poet, decadence, slavery, female nudity, male prostitute, transvestite ...
Time: ancient world
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 350
Entry Level (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: starting over, unemployment, workplace, workplace situations, workplace romance, hopes, society, romance, love and romance, down on your luck, restaurant, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: touching, humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: transvestism, transvestite, transsexual, farce, fall in love, gender bending, friends, couples, love affair, gender, mysterious character, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: breakup, couple relations, obsession, human nature, obsessive quest, lifestyle, self discovery, couples, battle of the sexes, romance, womanizer, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Women in Revolt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three women join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn't make them any happier.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: love and romance, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, best friends, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, womanizer, gender, rivalry, celebrity culture, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Men Cry Bullets (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man wants to be a female impersonator, but gets mocked in his very first performance by a fierce older woman. He finds out where she lives and goes to her house expecting an apology. Instead, she locks him in her shed and rapes him. It makes ...
Plot: love triangle, transvestite, cross dressing, pubic hair, gun, domestic violence, satire, female on male rape, dark humor, male nudity, male rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 532
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, seduction, breakup, starting over, self confidence, journalist, infidelity, self discovery, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 10K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, transvestism, casino, poker, heist, bus, racetrack, broken nose, craps, fight, stripper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Italian Postcards (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lidia (Christiana Borghi) passes herself off as a stage actress to interview international star Silvana (Genevieve Page) for her writer boyfriend (David Brandon). Her first obstacle is the boarding house owner and former stage star Pola Mareschi, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female nudity, actor, motorcycle gang, razor blade, mime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disguise, ruse, landlady, sign language, boarding house, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 101K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unemployment, stripper, striptease, working class, gay, suicide attempt, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), rehearsal, homosexual, family relations, audition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, united kingdom, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Don't Think Twice (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.
Style: entertaining, emotional, touching, talky, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, breakup, audition, interracial friendship, break up, show business, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, restaurant, flash forward, gift, showbiz ...
Place: new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.8
 389
The Bull (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco, after being fired from his job decides, as compensation for the damage, to steal a bull from his former company.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: fired from the job, bull, cattle, war zone, buddy, friendship, railway station, farm, employer employee relationship, calf, money, friend ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: italy, hungary, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: psychological, surreal, semi serious, suspense, tragicomedy ...
Plot: existentialism, midlife crisis, theater, father daughter relationship, dark humor, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, introspection, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hurricane Bianca (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hurricane Bianca is a revenge comedy about a New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised in drag to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him.
Style: lgbt cinema, queer cinema, psychological, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: gay, lgbt, teacher, revenge, high school, gay slur, school, education, discrimination, high school teacher, small town, gay culture ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 3K
Sweetie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, treehouse, obsession, incest, introspection, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, psychopath, dark humor, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 5K
S.F.W. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Style: clever, humorous, surreal, cynical, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostage, media, friendship, tv show, store, alcohol abuse, terrorism, family relations, nihilism, teenager, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 3K
Lucky Them (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine’s editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalism, on the road, media, rock, filmmaking, love and romance, artists and showbiz, looking for love, road trip, musician, friendship, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Plot: newspaper, fashion, feminism, research, equality, magazine, husband wife relationship, writers, women's liberation
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, womanizer, love, actor, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Three in the Attic (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the swinging sixties three girls discover they have the same boyfriend who has been playing around with them all while vowing fidelity to each. To teach him a lesson he won't forget, the trio contrive to lock him up and continually favour ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, betrayal, downfall, dishonesty, womanizer, battle of the sexes, youth, gays and lesbians, showbiz, strong sexual content, attic ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Do You See Me? (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Serena Bruno is an architect who studied and got several masters in different countries of the world but she decides to go back to Italy so she can live and work there. She will soon find out that her native country is not as open minded and she ...
Style: light, uplifting, inspirational, sweet
Plot: crush, unrequited love, female protagonist, job seeking, new job, homecoming, dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, career, second chance, career woman, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: adultery, infidelity, mistress, magazine editor, husband wife relationship, affair, obsession, writers, male female relationship, magazine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, battle of the sexes, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, journalist, female protagonist, gender, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%