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Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story (1999)
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Take My Advice:  The Ann and Abby Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biography of feuding advice columnist twins, Ann Landers and Abby Van Buren, starts with their early lives in Sioux City, Iowa when they were known as Esther and Pauline through their double wedding and follows them into their columnist successes. However, much of the film also concentrates on their personal and professional feuds that ran the course of their lives. Written by John Sacksteder
Plot: twins, sibling relationship, columnist, dancing, vietnam war, unfaithful husband, cemetery, jealousy, adultery, father daughter relationship, beauty salon, high school reunion, funeral, mother daughter relationship, plastic surgery, diner, sibling rivalry, wedding ceremony, actress playing multiple roles, award ceremony, twin, double wedding, loss of mother, dance, dual role ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: vatican

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, marriage, couples, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, adultery and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story: Friedliche Zeiten (2008), Eunice (1982), The Pretty One (2013), Terms of Endearment (1983), Thunder Road (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1968. It has been seven years since the Striesow family fled the GDR to a quiet suburb in West Germany. But Irene, the mother, does not support her situation as a housewife. Especially since Dieter, her husband, is absent more and more. Their ...
Plot: female director, underdog, hysteria, infidelity, cowardliness, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, singing in a car, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, family dinner, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: east germany, west germany
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Eunice (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments in four different years in the lives of the Harper family beginning with 1955 as a hopeful Eunice prepares to go to a party, and her brother Phillip, a recent college graduate, departs for New York In 1963, a married Eunice and her husband ...
Plot: porch swing, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage, watching a movie
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1955, year 1978, 1960s ...
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The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, hidden identity, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, sexual content, bittersweet, urban, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
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Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: father daughter relationship, death of mother, judge, school, lawyer, child custody, police, police officer, funeral, family relations, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austin texas, united states, louisiana, usa, cannes
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64%
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Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, restaurant, immigrants, family business, working class, fall in love, sibling relationship, society, brother brother relationship, love triangle, sibling rivalry, leukemia ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inheriting a family resort in Hawaii, the Wyatts find it in such a run-down condition that they decide to sell it after trying to fix it up. Amidst confusing goings-on among the triplet teenage girls and the boys they meet, Jeffrey meets an old high ...
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Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Audience: teen comedy
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, world war two, idealism, introspection, innocence lost, love triangle, human nature, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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44%
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 47
Perfection (2012)
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, touching, tragicomedy, humorous ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Ceremony (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
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34%
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