Movies like Finnegan Begin Again

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Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
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Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.
Plot: female director, old age, widow, mortician, newspaper man, husband wife relationship, columnist

Most similar movies to Finnegan Begin Again

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, humorous and sincere films with plots about female director, husband wife relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, love, widow and friend mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Finnegan Begin Again: Chance of a Lifetime (1998), Trusting Beatrice (1992), Replacing Dad (1999), Wives - Ten Years After (1985), 42 Seconds of Happiness (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chance of a Lifetime (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, ...
Plot: female director, cheating, fake marriage, dinner, syringe, crutches, shower, jealousy
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95%
Trusting Beatrice (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Claude (Mark Evan Jacobs) is a hapless blue-collared loser living in Providence, Rhode Island whose life changes for the worse when he is unfairly fired from his job, his girlfriend cheats on him, and his apartment burns down resulting in him ...
Plot: female director, jail, orphan, bad luck, dysfunctional family, frenchwoman, fire
Place: rhode island
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95%
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 285
Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: female director, child, family relations, husband wife relationship, divorce, affair, school, father, mother
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91%
Wives - Ten Years After (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten years have passed since our three heroines' first outing in 1975. Now the women meet at yet another class reunion. Not surprisingly, they are still unwilling to call it a night after the party is over. Husbands and children must celebrate ...
Plot: female director, urban setting, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, party, city, weekend
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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42 Seconds of Happiness (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A circle of thirty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to celebrate the same sex wedding of a member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to behave themselves, a series of surprise plans, unexpected arrivals and exposed secrets ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: female director, improv
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84%
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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 washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, female director, coming out, african american, gay romance, lesbian, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 358
Break Up Club (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Break Up Club (Chinese: 分手說愛你) is a 2010 Hong Kong romance film starring Jaycee Chan and Fiona Sit. This film revolves around a website that allows users to win back lost loves, so long as they agree to break up another happy couple.
Audience: student film
Plot: female director, asian american, asian, urban setting
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79%
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Happy as One (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Drama "in the improvisational style of Andreas Dresen or Mike Leigh" about three drifted apart sisters (Meret Becker, Stephanie Stappenbeck and Heidrun Bartholomäus) finding back together after the death of their mother.
Plot: female director, jealousy, fired from the job, police, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, improv, mother daughter relationship, loss of job, beer drinking, fast food, taxi driver ...
Place: berlin germany
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71%
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Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family problems, family relations, homecoming, family life, looking for love, couple relations, college, starting over, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Tel Aviv Stories (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three stories about three women: one is trying to find the right guy; one is trying to get a divorce from her runaway husband so she takes hostages; one turns Tel Aviv upside down in order to save a kitten trapped in a storm drain.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, hysteria, kitten, divorce, husband wife relationship, chase, police, female police officer, love, pursuit, morality, marital separation ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Perfection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kristabelle, still living with her Mother cuts herself to feel alive. Her Mother, addicted to plastic surgery also cuts herself trying to maintain her youth. Through the help of a pot smoking young lover, a newly sober British stand up comic and ...
Plot: female director, cut, mother daughter relationship, cutting, plastic surgery
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64%
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian interest, lesbian, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Inside Out II (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Mis-apprehended"; "I've Got A Crush On You"; "The Freak"; "There's This Travelling Salesman, ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, cuckold, phone sex, bare breasts, alien invasion, traveling salesman, pretending to be dead, erotica, female nudity, suicide attempt, hitchhiker, suicide by jumping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the year after graduating college, Izzy struggles to navigate the seemingly incessant failures of adulthood, the reality of a substandard dating pool and a debilitating fear of top-sheets, all in between X-Files marathons. Comically unsuccessful ...
Plot: support, female director, relationships, mother, sister, insecurity, depression, drummer, overalls, break up, sister sister relationship, actress ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
June Falling Down (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman returns home to Wisconsin for her best friend's wedding and the one year anniversary of her father's death.
Plot: female director, kayak, passive aggressive behavior, mishap, grownups, effeminate man, alcohol abuse, getting home, cancer, childhood friend, drunk driving, immorality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Breakup Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters deal with the death of their father.
Plot: sister, female director, death of father
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Creative Nonfiction (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting the screenplay she is supposed to write in order to ...
Plot: female director, sleeping on the floor, virgin, college, dormitory, college life
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56%
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Lover Girl (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, lolita, youth, prostitution, massage parlor, teenage prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Animal Behavior (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unfunny comedy about a love triangle between a music instructor, and an animal research scientist, and a chimp.
Plot: female director, monkey actor, chimpanzee, simian fiction, female protagonist, sign language, ape, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls for a separated woman but can't cope when she returns to her husband.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, obsession, stepdaughter, winter, extramarital affair, master and servant, school, parents and children, unemployment, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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18 Years Later (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie (and her three fathers) are taking A-levels. Marie passes. She spends the summer in the country with her mother, Sylvia, who has returned from America with her Californian husband who has two sons. Marie falls in and out of love for the first ...
Plot: female director, salsa, male female relationship, dating, coming of age, swimming pool, holiday, bicycle, viagra, housekeeper, violin
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
We're All Still Here (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two housewives discuss philosophical themes (actually an updated dialogue of Plato and Socrates) while doing the house work, the husband of one of them rehearses his part in a play (reading a 20th century philosophical text about totaliarism) at the ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: female director, theater, jazz, philosopher, sewing, jazz music, housewife, bourgeoisie, monologue, philosophy, totalitarianism
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Black and White (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Racial integration is Elena's profession and passion, not only filling her working day as a cultural mediator assisting immigrants, but spilling over into her home life as well. All too often her husband Carlo must attend charity events where ...
Plot: female director, interracial romance, cheating wife, african, racial issues, white male black female relationship, racism, children, husband wife relationship, punched in the face, family relations, unfaithful husband ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Short Encounters (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After leaving their native village, Nadia (Nina Ruslanova at her debut) and her friend travel to the big city. Along the way, Nadia gets a job in a tea shop and meets Maxim (Russian icon Vladimir Vysotsky), and she falls in love with him and decides ...
Plot: female director, speech, absent husband, guitar playing, geologist, construction site, homecoming, maid, bureaucracy, flashback, love triangle
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Toss It (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four funny flawed fierce females discover what they don't know: about themselves, their families and Western Civilization.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: female director, best friend, coin toss, buddha, cheating, plot twist, parents, teacher, wedding, con artists, strong female lead, dialogue driven ...
Place: los angeles, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Einmal Hallig und zurück (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fanny, a reporter specializing in social gossip, unwittingly stumbles upon an environmental scandal involving a powerful politician. When her not very subtle investigations draw too much attention, she is sent to a tiny off shore island for her own ...
Plot: corruption, journalism, energy, female director, ecology, scandal, environment, island, reporter, women
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Time of the Servants (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Dana is young medical student with no self esteem, she can't deal with life, people and even not with herself. After her boyfriend leaves her, she changes to selfish woman, manipulating people and making them to serve her. She plays with her ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, female director, communism, mother in law daughter in law relationship, scheme, transformation, blackmail, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, irony, opportunism, family relations, retribution ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Book Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Style: light, romantic, ironic, humorous, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, book, dating, reading a book, friendship, kiss, drinking, dinner, drinking alcohol, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Little Vegas (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Quirky serio-comedy about the unusual residents of a desert trailer park that mobsters want to turn into a gambling mecca.
Plot: sibling relationship, amusement park, brother brother relationship, mob, trailer park, widow, father son relationship, theme park
Place: nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%