Movies like The Personals 1982

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The Personals (1982)
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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, love triangle, infidelity, adultery, dating, newspaper, marital problem, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, marital separation, buddy, roller skating, personal ad
Place: minneapolis minnesota

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and semi serious films with plots about infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, love, marriage and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Personals: Crazy in Love (1992), The Red Thread (2016), The Lovers (2017), 5 to 7 (2014), Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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95%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, passion, love, love triangle, husband wife relationship, sex scene, extramarital affair, marriage, romance, couples, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 3K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: lovers, romance, lover, wife husband relationship, adultery, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, marital problem, secret, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: cheating wife, extramarital affair, adultery, unfaithful wife, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, older woman younger man sex, age difference, cheating on husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: biting, suspense, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, marital problem, housewife, introspection, sexual relations, feminism, suburbs, strong female presence ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 187
Pestonjee (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana ...
Plot: adultery, friendship between men, male friendship, husband wife relationship, unrequited love, infidelity, party, male female relationship, fiancee, platonic, loneliness, love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 724
The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Providing the romantic comedy genre with a decidedly queer twist, THE ONE is an effortlessly charming tale which proves that love is never simple! Hunky Daniel couldn’t have it better: great parents, a successful career and his beautiful fiancée ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: closeted homosexual, coming out, gay husband, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.9
 132K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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A Serious Game (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the 1910s, journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and painter's daughter Lydia Stille fall in love with each other.
Plot: extramarital affair, loveless marriage, female director, opera, skinny dipping, infidelity, adultery, love, cheating wife, female nudity, newspaper
Time: 1910s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 68
Open Eyes (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Directed by Raafat El-Mihi.
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, screaming, childbirth, extramarital affair, adultery, husband wife relationship, garage, infertility, inheritance, death, murder ...
Place: cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, high school, sex, romance, dishonesty, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 32K
Chaos Theory (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frank Allen, a professional speaker who lectures on time management has a perfectly ordered and scheduled life, down to the minute. When his wife sets his clock forward 10 minutes as a joke, his day is thrown off. Deciding that his strictly ordered ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal by friend, infidelity, medical test, nothing goes right, human nature, breaking point, chaos, disorder, father daughter relationship, adultery, love triangle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Delinquent Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two couples appear to live in marital bliss until cracks begin to appear in both seemingly steady marriages. The film asks the question 'How well do any of us really know each other' and explores the ideas of love, lust, and family ...
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: deception, infidelity, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, lust, extramarital affair, sex scene, middle class, dublin ireland, troubled marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, fetish, self discovery, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, adultery, husband wife relationship, schizophrenic, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: honeymoon, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, wedding, newlywed, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, newlyweds, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, friendship, infidelity, marriage proposal, marriage, singleness, friends, couples, looking for love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 14K
Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, american dream, marital problem, infidelity, first love, marriage, teenage love, family life, family problems, violence, love, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 17K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, siblings relations, wedding, love of one's life, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sleepless Nights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, psychotherapy, arab, drinking contest, prostitute, sex, party, drugs, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 692
Silsiilay (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A group of women find solidarity with each other as they negotiate their complicated love-lives.
Plot: infidelity, stepmother stepson relationship, adultery, panic attack, love, husband wife relationship, betrayal, love triangle, extramarital affair, marriage, pregnancy, commitment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 51K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sequence of Feelings (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A renowned actor, Rafal Nawrot, is invited to play the main part in a theatre production of "Romeo and Juliet" in a backwater town. Upon arriving he realizes his mistake and is packing to leave when Julia, a beautiful blonde teenager ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl, adultery, infidelity, virgin, extramarital affair, mistress, falling in love, womanizer, middle aged man, theatrical troupe, infatuation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, midlife crisis, dating, divorce, lovers, love and romance, friends, couples, looking for sex, marital problem, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.4
 949
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, stylized, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, divorce, lawyer, marriage, human nature, fall in love, family problems, couples, breakup, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: venice, beverly hills, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Cooper is a married man and father of two who is just plain bored with married life. Not getting any sex from his wife, he resorts to ogling random women on the street to the point he takes lunch late to look at them. When old crush Nikki ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, marriage, marital problem, midlife crisis, family relations, infidelity, romance, family life, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Paper Moon Affair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An enigmatic Japanese woman, abandoned by her wealthy Chinese husband in a remote Pacific Northwest village, becomes entwined in the lives of two rugged locals.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, infidelity, adultery, loveless marriage, fight, tea, alcoholic, pigeon, bare breasts, older woman younger man relationship, bra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 16K
Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, stylized, romantic ...
Plot: blended family, marriage, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, little girl, female protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, teenage girl ...
Place: new york, quebec, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, extramarital affair, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, passion, manipulation, tragic love, manipulations, dangerous attraction, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 125
North Beach (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: San Francisco comes alive in this amusing chronicle of urban life. When Tyler has a drunken one night stand with a local stripper, his secret precedes him all over town. Now amidst a haze of springtime revelry, he must make amends to his fiance ...
Plot: stripper, buddy, infidelity, party, male female relationship, twenty something, drinking alcohol, rock and roll, neighborhood, rock band, drunken sex, pool party ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 250K
Marriage Story (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, rough, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, divorce, apology, lawyer, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, husband wife conflict, marital problem, troubled marriage, theatre director, theatre group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%