Movies like Your Three Minutes Are Up

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Your Three Minutes Are Up (1973)
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Your Three Minutes Are Up (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie is a sad sack of a man, working at a depressingly dull office job and stuck in a passionless engagement to a neurotic woman. One of the few bright spots in his life is his friend Mike, who seems to be living a life of carefree bohemianism.
Style: road movie
Plot: travel, friendship, blonde, criminal, chef, doctor, restaurant, vacation, teenage girl, tragedy, pianist, theft, on the road, fiancee, african american, journey, elevator, lie, city, waiter, mirror, two friends, piano, motel, night ...
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Your Three Minutes Are Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about telephone call, apology, telephone, visit, night, opening a door and bespectacled male mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Your Three Minutes Are Up: Modern Girls (1986), The Ratings Game (1984), Dear Mr. Wonderful (1982), Oh Lucy! (2017), Sideways (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Modern Girls (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Margo, Kelly, and CeCe have three things in common: they're roomates, they're gorgeous, and they're hooked on the glamour and excitement of L.A.'s rock and roll night life. When they get mixed up with a rock star, an arrogant ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightlife, nightclub, mistaken identity, friendship, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, buddies, obsessive quest, partners, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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95%
The Ratings Game (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, rise to the top, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, media, workplace, gangsters, partners, blind ambition, ambition, overnight success, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, california
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53%
Dear Mr. Wonderful (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Pesci is a small man looking for a big break. Owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in Jersey, Ruby Dennis (Pesci) sets his sites on making it big in Vegas. But Ruby finds more than he gambled for and in the end is a much bigger man for it.
Plot: italian mafia, gambling, jewish man, family relations, pianist, visit, jewess, female singer, letter, black american, city, male protagonist ...
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51%
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Oh Lucy! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.
Style: road movie, weird
Plot: horny, wench, suicide, suicide attempt, love, train, tattoo, easy woman, knocked up, japanese woman, horny woman, sister sister relationship ...
Place: tokyo, california, san diego california, los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.5
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Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: road movie, talky, sentimental, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, wine, vacation, friendship, vineyard, couples, on the road, infidelity, food, character study, life philosophy, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, melancholic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, bartender, writers, poet, homeless, drugs, human nature, mentally unstable, misfit, social misfits, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
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Lunch Wagon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three women start a lunch wagon business but run into stiff resistance from a competitor.
Style: sex comedy, parody, sexy, hot
Audience: teens
Plot: sabotage, jewel thief, food, business, summer vacation, jeweler, car theft, motorcycle cop, rock band, three friends, contest, drunkard ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, human nature, adult virgin, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Allnighter (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Molly (Hoffs), Val (Pfeiffer) and Gina (Cusack) are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she has found. Gina is too busy videotaping ...
Style: teen sex comedy, sex comedy, humorous, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, romance, coming of age, college, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists and turns, nostalgia, weapons, sexualized violence, sex, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Harry in Your Pocket (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A master thief (James Coburn) and his drug-addicted partner teach two aspiring crooks (Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere) how to steal wallets.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: pickpocket, career criminal, theft, crime victim, friends, criminal heroes, partners, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, teaching the ways of the world, sign language ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington state, british columbia, salt lake city utah, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 2K
All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Style: humorous, romantic, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: romance, surprise birthday party, birthday, birthday present, birthday party, elopement, marriage proposal, older man younger woman relationship, dancer, self doubt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: santa monica california, usa, california, boston, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 95
Stand Up (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Avi Rosen knows what's really funny: the laughs come with dollar signs in Hollywood. Bidding farewell to his crotchety grandmother, who wishes he'd find a nice Jewish girl and open a pharmacy, Avi leaves the Big Apple and heads West to ...
Plot: best friend, fame, gay stereotype, television studio, dead mother, depression, bigger dreams, feces, barbershop, egoist, naivete, fortune ...
Place: manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: travel, basement, thief, suicide by hanging, waking up, wife leaves husband, eviction, handyman, stepfather stepson relationship, night, home renovation, two brothers ...
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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Windrider (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rock star falls for a rich man's son who competitively board-sails the coast of Western Australia.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, ambition, competition, father son relationship, night, beach, island, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
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Crazy Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1987 Canadian film starring the then relatively unknown Kiefer Sutherland as Brooks, an eccentric rich kid, with a fondness for big band music, bow ties and taking strange photographs who one day whilst stealing a mannequin from a clothes store, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: deaf, teen romance, exploitation, mental illness, teenage girl, weirdo, store, teenage life, friendship, love affair, human nature, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sentimental, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: travel, life, on the road, french, wine, love, husband wife relationship, film producer, fall in love, food, romance, love interest ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, emotional, witty, humorous, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sex, romance, loneliness, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, female nudity, snow, train, waitress, bowling, pregnancy, hopes, misfit, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: married man, sexual promiscuity, infidelity, sexual relations, polyamory, schoolgirl, working class, affair, husband wife relationship, friendship between girls, older man younger woman relationship, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Late Bloomer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sex comedy, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, puberty, love, sex therapist, youth, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, teenager, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Licorice Pizza (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s, the film follows a high school student who is also a successful child actor.
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, weird
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, jewish, actor, teenager, teenage boy, wrongful arrest, political campaign, age difference, love, running, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Split Image (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An impressionable young man finds himself literally enslaved by a modern-day religious cult. In an effort to bring him back to reality, the boy's parents hire a deprogrammer to kidnap him and return him to his family.
Style: spiritual, weird
Plot: religion, cult, religions or cults, atheism, true love, night, storm, abduction, van, police station, mirror, rescue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 21K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, sex comedy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: road trip, coming of age, college, on the road, teenager, romance, cross country, youth, student life, high school, love, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stacy's Knights (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyone has a talent, and dreams do come true. Stacy Lancaster has an incredible knack for Blackjack. Once she joins up with daring Will Bonner the two young gamblers are on a non-stop roll. Soon the casino wants to even the odds. How long can ...
Plot: threat, ambulance, night, black american, tragedy, van, mirror, happy ending, mentor, lawyer, snow, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
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Starhops (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three carhops try to help save a failing drive-in restaurant.
Plot: loan, female nudity, mogul, rescue, exploitation, truck, bank, frog, blonde, motorcycle, threat to kill, business ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
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Hitting Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hit and run, obsession, revenge, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, train station, urban setting, elevator, visit, defense attorney ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, new york, usa, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 7K
The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, experimental, entertaining
Plot: aging, comedian, insult, jewish, comeback, comedy club, brother brother relationship, jail, judaism, swamp, lesbian daughter, stand up comedian ...
Time: year 1985
Place: long island, florida, london, taiwan, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 3K
The Landlord (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it ...
Style: funny, political, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: racism, landlord, tenant, dysfunctional family, adoption, ghetto, one night stand, apartment building, class differences, father son relationship, interracial romance, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak
Plot: murder, great depression, gangsters, heist, prison, bank robbery, lovers on the run, on the run, thief, female nudity, love, bank ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
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Ratboy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed window dresser exploits a being with rat-like features in an effort to make money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: child abuse, mutant, dark humor, disability, society, deadly creature, media, journalism, misfit, fighting the system, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%