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, doomed romance, comedy of manners
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, friendship, friends, love and romance, family relations, pregnancy and buddies mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heartaches: Patti Rocks (1988), Willie & Phil (1980), The Buddy System (1984), Face the Music (1993), Macaroni (1985). 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, talky, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, gender, love and romance, infidelity, family relations, friends, battle of the sexes, friendship, buddies, couples, misogynist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 380
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, touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, love triangle, betrayal, romance, couples, partners, buddies, fashion, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, malibu california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, self discovery, school, friendship, single parent, friends, family relations, couples, buddies, infidelity, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 297
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, romance, couples, friendship, friends, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, songwriting, song ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.4
 623
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, partners, couples, buddies, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, friendship, society, friends, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, milan 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, ghost, hospital, vengeance, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, street musician, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friends, friendship, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, family life, buddies, human nature, gender, childhood, club, performer ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: school, friendship, youth, love and romance, dancer's life, romance, coming of age, medical school, pregnancy, friends, family relations, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.5
 498
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, touching, semi serious, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opera, sexual relations, romance, couples, buddies, pregnancy, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 118
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, humorous, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teenage pregnancy, boarding school, school, family relations, battles, friends, betrayal, youth, society, couples, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 1K
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: friends, pregnancy, couple relations, best friends, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 924
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: family life, best friends, parents and children, couple relations, friends, couples, little girl, friendship, coming of age, elementary school, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 556
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, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, on the road, looking for love, introspection, human nature, best friends, parents and children, hopes, family business, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 553
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, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: reunion, friendship, buddies, couples, family relations, friends, thirtysomething life, moral dilemma, introspection, chase, love and romance, party ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: teenage love, friends, family relations, coming of age, lifestyle, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, single parent, couples, wooing, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Promises..... Promises! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, gender, breakup, best friends, babies and infants, romance, couple relations, blind ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, friends, family relations, missing person, disorder, buddies, couples, family life, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexual, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, youth, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, marriage, karaoke
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 241
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: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: reunion, friends, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gender, feminism, lifestyle, friendship, nightlife, couples, bulimia ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 712
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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, gender, misfit, friends, friendship, couple relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, parents and children, couple relations, golden years, friends, old age, hospital, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, best friends, crumbling marriage, couple relations, introspection, thirtysomething life, friends, couples, bare breasts, adultery, halloween party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, wooing, couples, buddies, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, friends, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: talky, captivating, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, couples, love and romance, society, eating disorder, gender, family relations, friends, office, prejudice, fight, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 189
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: womanizer, friendship, romance, singleness, contests and competitions, sexual relations, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, power relations, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ 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: uplifting, cynical, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: church, wedding, marriage, vandalism, beach, couple relations, love and romance, addiction, self discovery, infidelity, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 519
Either Way (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: offbeat, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, talky ...
Plot: friendship, friends, workplace situations, buddies, workplace
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 9K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, opposites attract, self discovery, age difference, homeless, coming of age, odd, youth, society, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 1K
Kotch (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Joseph Kotcher, retired salesman, walks out on his son and daughter-in-law after their attempts to put him in a retirement home. He tracks down their babysitter, sacked because she is pregnant, and rents a small house nearby. He finds a new purpose ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, love and romance, elderly lovers, human nature, aging, couples, family life, friendship, single parent, babies and infants, teenage life, golden years ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: dishonesty, partners, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, city life, cons and scams, love and romance, self discovery, nightlife, couples, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%