Movies like Heartaches

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Heartaches (1981)
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Heartaches (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, and finds out that they have much more in common than she realized.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, emotional, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, friendship, friends, romance, family relations, partners, love and romance, alcohol abuse, infidelity, factory, couples, buddies, pregnant teenager, comedy of manners, doomed romance
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Heartaches

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, friends, friendship, love and romance, family relations, buddies and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heartaches: Patti Rocks (1988), The Buddy System (1984), Willie & Phil (1980), Face the Music (1993), The Lemon Sisters (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Patti Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, pregnancy, love and romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, gender, infidelity, friendship, friends, couples, family relations, discussion ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, infidelity, buddies, friends, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, single parent, school, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Willie & Phil (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by Truffaut's JULES ET JIM, this comedy-drama follows the experiences of two friends who fall in love with the same woman
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, partners, buddies, love triangle, self discovery, friends, couples, fashion, unfulfillment, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, los angeles, new york, malibu california, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, breakup, friends, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, friendship, song, divorced couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.
Style: touching, offbeat, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, asthma, artists and showbiz, gender, buddies, family life, siblings relations, human nature, family relations, female director, quiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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55%
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Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, society, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, buddies, romance, on the road, culture clash, friendship, mistaken identity, world war two ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Second Thoughts (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, ghost, hospital, vengeance, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance, babies and infants, lawyer client relationship, customer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, friendship, life turned upside down, family relations, baby, couple relations, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, babies and infants, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, karaoke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kisses for Everyone (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three students are sent by their families to Cadiz in 1965, his last chance to pass and become what is expected of them. The appearance of some dancers disrupts their commitments: boys lose the course and girls, their work. But together they learn ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Plot: looking for love, youth, romance, dancer's life, friendship, pregnancy, medical school, cabaret, family relations, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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To Find a Man (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boarding-school girl (Pamela Sue Martin) comes home pregnant and asks the boy (Darren O'Connor) next door for help getting an abortion.
Style: sincere, touching, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, teenage pregnancy, battles, family problems, couples, friends, boarding school, family relations, love and romance, society, youth, school ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: We are following the two cousins and best friends, Jerka and Hoffa, during a typical night out in Stockholm. It's summertime and anything can happen.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, touching
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couples, drugs/alcohol, friends, breakup, silly humor, singleness, buddies, lifestyle, breaking up with girlfriend, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
45%
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: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, partners, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ladies Room (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an ethereal, high-ceilinged room, women stand, waiting. Perhaps it's Purgatory and they're dead. In the room, two young women, one an actress and the other a psychologist, watch the last few days of their lives on a TV screen. Both are ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, touching, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opera, buddies, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, sexual relations, love affair, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ⇓
42%
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Either Way (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, workplace, friends, workplace situations, buddies, adventure, couples, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Gathering (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, misfit, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, friendship, fish out of water, gender, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Something More (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Story: When Sam and his friend fall for the same woman, their friendship is put at risk.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, womanizer, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, singleness, fall in love, looking for love, couples, power relations, twentysomething life, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Loves the Sun (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man (Lukas Haas) encounters a childhood friend (Adam Scott) who had an affair with his wife (Molly Parker) five years earlier.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, missing person, friendship, childhood friend, betrayal, family relations, couples, reunion, rivalry, wedding, contests and competitions ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
35%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, church, wedding, friendship, self discovery, reunion, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, marriage, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best man, friendship, christmas, couple relations, reunion, love and romance, buddies, wedding preparations and rituals, friends, romance, family relations, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, couples, adult virgin, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, neurosis, southerner, justice of the peace ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Heyy Babyy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Three handsome Sydney bachelors Aroush, Tanmay and Al – are having the time of their lives in Sydney. They flirt around, and have numerous conquests to their credit. They suddenly find their dating and mating rituals destroyed when a dimpled ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, baby, fall in love, family relations, couples, babies and infants, single parent, romance, down on your luck, singleness, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, asia, india, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, lifestyle, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, reunion, feminism, friendship, nightlife, strong female presence, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Five Aces (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris Martin has a problem: his impending marriage. Like any other man about to enter into the holy vows of matrimony, Chris has begun to second guess himself. Is married life what he really wants? While his bride-to-be takes care of the wedding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sexual, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: reunion, buddies, love and romance, couples, family relations, thirtysomething life, friends, friendship, introspection, moral dilemma, chase, wedding ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%