Movies like The Last Five Years

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The Last Five Years (2014)
 5.9
 9K
The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, lyrical, romantic, realistic, semi serious, visually appealing, complex, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, memory, living together, audition, aspiring writer, depression, love and romance, divorce, dancing, love, sex, gay, snake, ship, pregnancy, party, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2009, year 2013
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio

Most similar movies to The Last Five Years

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about romance, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, drinking, marriage and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Last Five Years: Table 19 (2017), Playing by Heart (1998), La La Land (2016), Funny Girl (1968), Comet (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 25K
Table 19 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding reception, misfit, wedding, confession, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, marital problem, male objectification, name calling, up and down relationship, guest, intergenerational friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, architect, adultery, infidelity, sex, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 478K
La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: dramatic, romantic, colourful, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jazz, dancing, pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, bigger dreams, jazz club, audition, love, passion, jazz musician, dance ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 18K
Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, performer's life, desire for fame, couples, seaport, marriage, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, baltimore, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 17K
Comet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, falling in love, fall in love, meteor shower, relationships, parallel world, couple relations, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, relationships, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend, unfulfillment, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 18K
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, extramarital affair, fall in love, cheating wife, love and romance, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, age difference, unfaithful wife, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 311K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love affair, on the road, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, business trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 39K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, thirtysomething life, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love affair, extramarital affair, uncover truth, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, oldies, young lovers, youth, dysfunctional family, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, pasadena california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, love affair, generation gap, single mother, aging, audition, age difference, plastic surgery, fame, romance, sexual content ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, fall in love, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, journalist, college, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Living Out Loud (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: touching, realistic, clever, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, masseur, massage, female protagonist, elevator operator, brooklyn bridge, relationships, couples, strong female presence, family relations, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, couples, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, love, sex, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: breakup, life philosophy, love and romance, couple relations, relationships, love, unfulfilled love, destiny, unrequited love, heartache, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 33K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: parents and children, singleness, love and romance, college, adoption, mentor, male female relationship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, student, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, love, family relations, wine, police, poet, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, sexy, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, interracial relations, romance, couple relations, fall in love, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, old love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 49K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, art, jazz musician, unfaithful husband, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, love and romance, best friends, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, thirtysomething life, love affair, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, rock, artists and showbiz, audition, teenage life, gender, social relations, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, lovers, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, marital problem, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, secret love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, love and romance, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 1K
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, concert, couple relations, theater, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, love, singing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, best friends in love, breakup, looking for love, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, breakup, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: self discovery, family life, starting over, love affair, love and romance, marriage, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 197K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, death, love story, grief, dealing with death, family relations, letter, couples, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 128K
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, adultery, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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