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, mental breakdown, depression, racial slur, gun, divorce, bum, poverty, slum, midlife crisis, female teacher, beggar, abortion, moral dilemma, racist, dialogue driven, private school, corpse, school principal ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, friendship, love affair and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Thieves: This Thing with Sarah (2013), Same Time, Next Year (1978), Chapter Two (1979), Nothing in Common (1986), All Night Long (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, down on your luck, surfing, beach
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, touching, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, hippie, accountant, makeover, feminism, midlife crisis, hotel, extramarital affair, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, widower, family relations, artists and showbiz, love affair, couples, fall in love, death in the family, family problems, starting over, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, workplace situations, couple relations, parents and children, romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, hopes, love and romance, human nature, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: offbeat, touching, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, nagging and grouching, romance, suburban life, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, lifestyle, human nature, introspection, society, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, feel good ...
Plot: honeymoon, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, romance, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, couples, dishonesty, newlyweds ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, florida, usa, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When longtime friends Joey Fortone and Lenny Kaminski get together, the race is on to get one up on the other. Their fantasies abound and their results lag far behind.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: apartment, bar, urban, city life, romance, nothing goes right, down on your luck, friends, love and romance, destiny, womanizer, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couples, twentysomething life, romance, infidelity, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, first date, best friend, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, friends, buddies, couples, self discovery, single parent, school, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Ginger in the Morning (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced Santa Fe architect is surprised to find himself falling in love with a free-spirited young hitchhiker.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dishonesty, fall in love, love affair, uninvited guest, odd couple, opposites attract, youth, on the road, romance, love and romance, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, couple relations, romance, midlife crisis, self discovery, goofy hero, extramarital affair, alcohol, condom, redemption, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: sentimental, clever, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, power relations, romance, athlete's life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, family relations, golden years, singleness, infidelity, ambition, sport team ...
Time: future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, female protagonist, brooklyn bridge, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, lifestyle, love affair, couples, hopes, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, dog, romance, love and romance, fugitives, chases and races, couple relations, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, legal action, legal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Guide for the Married Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seriocomic look at the life of Julie Walker. Bored with her marriage, and encouraged by her friends, she contemplates an affair. Fantasy and reality mix often, leading to complications and headaches.
Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, suburban life, couple relations, couples, social decay, dishonesty, suburbs, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, clever, talky, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, introspection, impossible love, comedy of errors, couples, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, obsession, winter, extramarital affair, master and servant, lifestyle, society, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Amanda (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful businessman meets the woman of his dreams, Amanda, only to discover she harbors a shocking little secret about her past.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, looking for love, gender bending, couples, gender, haunted by the past, couple relations, true love, transsexual, female nudity, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, talky, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, thirty something, camp, friendship, human nature, weekend, childhood sweetheart, couple relations, friends, love and romance, buddies, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, workplace romance, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, school, opposites attract, coming out, gender, celebrity culture, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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House Calls (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, lawsuit, couple relations, love and romance, romance, hopes, looking for love, fall in love, couples, love affair, starting over, argument ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Blind Date (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Affected by tragedy, a married couple decide to role play a blind date.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, dealing with death, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, estrangement, family problems, couples, death in the family, drunkenness, waiter, narration from the grave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: school, midlife crisis, social differences, custody, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, going straight, couples, family problems, losing-it hero, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, mumblecore
Plot: looking for love, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, romance, love and romance, bar, date, dating, hipster, first date
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, starting over, midlife crisis, betrayal, infidelity, hopes, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, romance, feminism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: realistic, talky, offbeat, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, friends, romance, unfulfillment, road not taken, love and romance, youth, self discovery, friendship, introspection, couples, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sexual, offbeat, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, couples, love triangle, infidelity, coming of age, gender, college, unfulfillment, parents and children, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Perez Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: reunion, mistaken identity, prostitute, political prisoner, immigration, immigrants, destiny, romance, couples, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
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Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sentimental, clever, humorous, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, romance, infidelity, ethnic, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, dishonesty, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, realistic, talky, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, human nature, college, school, friendship, looking for love, youth, romance, twentysomething life, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%