Movies like Thieves 1977

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Thieves (1977)
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Thieves (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Martin and Sally Cramer grew up on the hardscrabble Lower East Side, where Sally still teaches; meanwhile, Martin's the head of a fancy private school. Romantic dalliances with others convince them that they're meant to be together despite their differences, a decision that's cemented, oddly enough, by an over-the-top argument that draws the police.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, reflective
Plot: school, destiny, love and romance, love affair, couples, reunion, thief, heist, mental breakdown, depression, racial slur, gun, divorce, theft, bum, taxi driver, pregnant woman, poverty, slum, drifter, junkie, midlife crisis, female teacher, high society, beggar ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Thieves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, love affair, family relations and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Thieves: Chapter Two (1979), Same Time, Next Year (1978), Just a Kiss (2002), Tattoo, a Love Story (2002), All Night Long (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, widower, family relations, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, starting over, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, profanity, hippie, accountant, midlife crisis, hotel, bittersweet, makeover, feminism, extramarital affair, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: california
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76%
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, looking for love, couples, romance, workplace romance, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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72%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, school teacher, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
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All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love and romance, human nature, love affair, nightlife, unsupportive spouse, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, suburbs, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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63%
A Thousand Clowns (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls in love with Murray and a bit in love with Nick. As the child ...
Style: clever, sentimental, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social worker, psychologist, fruit, fall in love, creative block, eccentric family, midlife crisis, urban, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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60%
The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: honeymoon, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, wedding, newlywed, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, newlyweds, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
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60%
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Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, luxury hotel, multiple storylines, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, midlife crisis, bittersweet, family problems, couples, anniversary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.
Style: sexy, talky, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, coming out, youth, opposites attract, coming of age, gender, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 70s
Place: harvard university, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Treatment (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jake Singer is at loose ends in NYC, and neck deep in psychoanalysis with the outrageous Dr. Morales when he meets the enigmatic and beautiful widow Allegra Marshall.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: psychoanalysis, going straight, dysfunctional family, couples, midlife crisis, custody, family problems, rehabilitation, social differences, losing-it hero, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, betrayal, romance, human nature, hopes, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Charly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: latter day saints, couples, opposites attract, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, love affair, religions or cults, dating, cancer ...
Time: future
Place: new york, utah
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45%
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Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
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I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Cooper is a married man and father of two who is just plain bored with married life. Not getting any sex from his wife, he resorts to ogling random women on the street to the point he takes lunch late to look at them. When old crush Nikki ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Afula Express (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David is a garage electrician, who dreamt all of his life of becoming a magician, but had no luck in it. His girlfriend Batya wants an ordinary life, but David is still looking for his dream, so he links up with Romanian immigrant Shimon, who is an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, offbeat, sincere, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, wizards and magicians, failed attempt, couples, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, romance, cashier, magic, magician
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel
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43%
The Only Game in Town (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fran walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe, the piano player. Joe plans on winning $5,000 and leave Las Vegas. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: chorus girl, gambling, couples, bittersweet, love and romance, artists and showbiz, ambition, romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, hotel, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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It's My Turn (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A successful but stressed mathematics professor (Clayburgh) goes to her father's wedding and falls in love with her father's bride's son (Douglas), a prematurely retired pro baseball player. She must choose between him and her current ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, singleness, feminism, family life, power relations, love affair, workplace romance, fall in love, looking for love, infidelity, dangerous attraction ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, boss, advertising, workplace, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, boyfriend, parents and children, rivalry, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 70s
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41%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, family relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, hopes, love and romance, romance, workplace situations, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, friendship, custody, womanizer, tennis, hollywood, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, obsession, extramarital affair, winter, stepdaughter, master and servant, society, school, parents and children, unemployment, destructive relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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39%
 6.9
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Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: transplant, destiny, romance, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, coincidence, couples, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, introspection, love affair, thirtysomething life, couples, parents and children, husband wife relationship, first date, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, couples, dying, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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39%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, first date, best friend, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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37%