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The Lather Effect (2006)
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The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, friendship, friends, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, couples, introspection, singleness, hopes, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, bittersweet, once promising, indoor, female director, love, party, rock music, high school, regret, nostalgia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to The Lather Effect

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, friends, friendship, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations and singleness mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Lather Effect: LOL (2006), Hello Lonesome (2010), The Alumni Chapter (2011), Walkaway (2010), Purple Violets (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 6.5
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, estrangement, friends, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, society, diner, bittersweet, haunted by the past, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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68%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, college, fall in love, couples, love affair, unlikely couple, family problems, introspection, love triangle, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, family problems, breakup, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, remarry, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, singleness, human nature, couple relations, reunion, love and romance, buddies, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Looking for Kitty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high school baseball coach and a down-on-his-luck private investigator form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach's wife, who's run away with a second-rate rock star
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, introspection, private detective, unfulfillment, odd couple, couples, fish out of water, down on your luck, dream, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.2
 6K
Mama's Boy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A twenty-nine year-old slacker who lives with his mom realizes his sweet set-up is threatened when she hears wedding bells with her self-help guru beau.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, eccentric family, couples, family problems, youth, unlikely couple, frame up, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, couple relations, sex, midlife crisis, introspection, unfulfillment, buddies, lifestyle, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, platonic, introspection, destiny, hopes, male female relationship, bittersweet, road not taken, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, montreal, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, introspection, best friends, thirtysomething life, friends, crumbling marriage, adultery, friendship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Men in the City (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The comedy about men and their struggles in life and love.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious
Plot: introspection, couple relations, friends, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, looking for love, singleness, city life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4K
Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, love and romance, looking for love, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Violet Tendencies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman tries to distance herself from her gay friends in an effort to land a straight boyfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couples, friends, gender, best friends, fashion, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, best friends, friends, lifestyle, love affair, couples, introspection, romance, human nature, looking for love, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, asia, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, reunion, couple relations, on the road, couples, breakup, female director, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, revenge, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, waitress, friendship, midlife crisis, workplace romance, introspection, aging, love and romance, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, surfing, young lovers, battle of the sexes, fall in love, friendship, buddies, introspection, looking for love, wooing, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, romance, wooing, mother daughter relationship, twentysomething life, singleness, love and romance, gays and lesbians, female director, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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32%
Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Comedy - Julianna (Jenna Mattison) is a struggling actress in a dead end relationship with Danny (Brad Rowe), a fireman who no longer lights her fire. When she decides to leave him and go "find herself" she ends up falling in love with an ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, looking for love, wooing, infidelity, friends, actress, desire, frustration, director, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Helena from the Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. However, when an unexpected guest shows up, the group's facades begin to crumble.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship, friends, thirtysomething life, marriage, husband wife relationship, divorce, new year's eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, romance, golden years, city life, couples, introspection, breakup, bittersweet, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, hopes, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, on the road, best friends, human nature, looking for love, introspection, family business, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, homecoming, best friends, romance, couples, old love, friends, reunion, midlife crisis, couple relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, best friends, dealing with death, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dysfunctional Friends (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of college friends are reunited after the death of their very successful friend. The will dictates that each person will receive a large sum of money if they can all successfully stay in his mansion for a week. If one person leaves, everyone ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, estate, death of friend, inheritance, group of friends, funeral, rivalry, thirtysomething life, friends, gossip, mansion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, love affair, unfulfillment, social relations, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Board (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
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Story: Ten years after hanging their diploma on the wall, four friends who graduated together from a business management school reach a conclusion: while they believed that their academic training would be the corner stone of their lives, that is not the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, looking for love, friends, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness, promiscuity, thirtysomething life, love, society, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%