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The Kitchen (2012)
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The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, talky, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, siblings relations, dishonesty, food, infidelity, fight, abortion, beer, birthday party, friends, best friends, sexual content, platonic, bittersweet, party, disaster, celebration, boyfriend, catastrophe, unsupportive friend, cigarette ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and sentimental films with plots about friendship, family relations, friends, couples, disorder, couple relations and bittersweet mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Kitchen: Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), Daddy Longlegs (2009), The Magic of Belle Isle (2012), Two-Bit Waltz (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, disorder, couples, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Daddy Longlegs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, mumblecore ...
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, bittersweet, dark humor, family problems, thirtysomething life, family relations, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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39%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: friendship, writers, mother daughter relationship, dog, writer's life, alcohol abuse, family relations, vacation, single parent, redemption, hopes, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
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Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, family relations, teenage love, family life, love and romance, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, best friends, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, siblings relations, family relations, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, open relationship, open marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, couple relations, introspection, love and romance, looking for love, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, hopes, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
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The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, dark humor, bittersweet, buddies, couples, death of mother, disorder, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, family gatherings, gay, friendship, river, strong female presence, bittersweet, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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The Guatemalan Handshake (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious power failure in a small mountain town coincides with the disappearance of one of its most eccentric young residents. Mystery piles upon mystery as his family and friends search for him, fail, and ultimately try to forget about him, an ...
Style: stylized, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: small town, friendship, social relations, family life, missing person, family relations, disorder, friends, best friends, nothing goes right, down on your luck, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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32%
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 87 min.
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31%
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Duration: 95 min.
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Audience: date night
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Duration: 119 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, funny ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, group of friends, altar boy, friendship, best friends, teenage boy, sexual content, teenage life, friends, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, love and romance, looking for sex, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, weird ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, self discovery, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, teenager, funeral, forgiveness, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Let It Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, filmmaking, siblings relations, infidelity, sister sister relationship, love, politics, mother son relationship, feminism, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Park (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: realistic, clever, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, family relations, misfit, lifestyle, life is a bitch, fish out of water, disorder, eviction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, culture clash, emigration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, serbia, new york, europe, belgrade
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