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Marie and Bruce (2004)
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Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate and committment.
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, suspense, biting
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, women, empire, couples, city life, unfulfillment, urban
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family problems, unfulfillment, family relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Marie and Bruce: Bark! (2002), Chlorine (2013), Raising Genius (2004), Adopt a Sailor (2008), The Jimmy Show (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Time: contemporary
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Chlorine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the town of Copper Canyon, people are cashing in on an economic housing boom, and the local country club is buzzing about the investment opportunity. Once vivacious couple, Roger (Vincent D'Onofrio) and Georgie (Kyra Sedgwick), have settled ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, teen comedy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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91%
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Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, friends, couples, couple relations, relationship problems, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Jimmy Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: introspection, starting over, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, nothing goes right, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace, down on your luck, unsupportive spouse, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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91%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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88%
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Almost You (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
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Place: new york, usa
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So Happy Together (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
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Place: france, europe
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Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
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Time: contemporary
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84%
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Grill Point (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Looking for Kitty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high school baseball coach and a down-on-his-luck private investigator form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach's wife, who's run away with a second-rate rock star
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: bittersweet, friendship, introspection, crumbling marriage, fish out of water, private detective, unfulfillment, odd couple, couples, dream, private investigator, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
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84%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
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Duration: 101 min.
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Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
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Time: contemporary
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80%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
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The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: rape, dysfunctional family, introspection, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, haunted by the past, couple relations, female nudity, family in crisis, flashback ...
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The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
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Bug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
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Meet Bill (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: satire, hot and sexy, neighbor, suburbs, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 127 min.
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