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Strangers Kiss (1983)
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Strangers Kiss (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the off-set relationship between the actress and her unknown male lead.
Style: neo noir, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, gangsters, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, showbiz, actor's life, realism, underdog, artists and showbiz, blonde, waitress, stockings, nylons
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, showbiz, lifestyle and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Strangers Kiss: An American in Hollywood (2014), Beautiful Girl (2014), Guilty Hearts (2006), Stand-ins (1997), 3 Nights in the Desert (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, fall in love, follow your dream, showbiz, buddies, hopes, love and romance, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
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95%
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Beautiful Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odessa is a beautiful girl addicted to the attention and money that being an adult film star brings. William, a lonely mechanic, has a crush on her, and she indulges his fantasy and leads him on. Thinking he can save her and help her find a normal ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: porn star, desire for fame, fall in love, impossible love, ambition, showbiz, celebrity culture, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, sexual content, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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86%
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Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past, redemption, infidelity, couples, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, twists and turns, alcohol abuse, showbiz, doppelganger, drunkenness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1937
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: talky, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: desert, friendship, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, bittersweet, love triangle, love and romance, twentysomething life, art, coming of age, haunted by the past, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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59%
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Anna (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Czech refugee Krystyna (Paulina Porizkova) travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna (Sally Kirkland). After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: girl, aging, strong female presence, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, lifestyle, desire for fame, actor's life, immigrants, filmmaking, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
After the Rehearsal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, art house, talky ...
Plot: theater, art, actor, relationships, memory, filmmaking, couples, dull life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 216
Broken Windows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Women, Four Dreams, Four Realities
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: interracial relations, love triangle, sibling relationship, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, actor's life, party, brother sister relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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There Must Be a Pony (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, stylized
Plot: parent child relationship, hopes, misfit, mysterious character, starting over, mentally unstable, love and romance, artists and showbiz, homecoming, mental institution, mental illness, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, bittersweet, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, paparazzi, love triangle, alcohol abuse, blind ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: german history, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, betrayal, love and romance, romance, friendship, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, cheating girlfriend, art ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Wild Party (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Fatty Arbuckle scandal, an aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.
Style: sentimental, stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, nightlife, psychopath, couples, filmmaking, estate, mate swapping, alcohol abuse, showbiz, sexual relations, celebrity culture, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, hopes, society, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples, parents and children, political unrest, introspection, state affairs, couple relations, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: kazakhstan, germany, usa, italy, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, filmmaking, showbiz, obsession, addiction, hollywood, blind ambition, media, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is ...
Style: art house, mind bending, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: farming, filmmaking, fictional reality, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, actor's life, hopes, earthquake, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual
Plot: screenwriter, lesbian, female nudity, hollywood, rape, price of fame, sex scene, film industry, misogyny, casting couch, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Cooler Climate (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, psychological, touching ...
Plot: housekeeper, lgbt, follow your dream, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, master and servant, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, aids, family relations, father son relationship, infidelity, terminal illness, showbiz, family problems, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying against friends who are suspected communists. Merrill's ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, mccarthyism, courtroom, lawyer, communism, courtroom drama, intrigue, politics, cold war, usa politics, graphic violence ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: washington d.c., france, usa, california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: sexy, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, youth, escapades, revenge, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An Unremarkable Life (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close bond between two elderly sisters is threatened when one of them begins to have romantic feelings for a local mechanic.
Style: realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: golden years, elderly, starting over, love and romance, aging, romance, couples, family relations, siblings relations, forbidden love, family life, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Foreign Student (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: interracial couple, age difference, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, college, interracial romance, society, coming of age, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 50s, year 1955
Place: virginia, france, paris france, europe, usa ...
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34%
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2 Jacks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, non-linear ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, family relations, nightlife, hollywood, parents and children, follow your dream, ambition, filmmaking, hopes, womanizer, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Restaurant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A few young waiters at a popular New Jersey restaurant are dreaming of becoming actors or otherwise getting into the artistic community.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: food, restaurant, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, couples, life is a bitch, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, writer's life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, college, friendship, unfulfillment, ambition, manipulation, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, seductive, sensuality, making love, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual attraction, showbiz, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, hopes, world war two, love and romance, destiny, soldier, society, life is a bitch, fall in love, unhappy marriage, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: massage, love and romance, erotica, dishonesty, femme fatale, infidelity, love affair, starting over, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Amazon Falls (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amazon Falls tells the story of a faded B-movie actress JANA who refuses to let go of her dream of being a star. Famous for her roles in Amazon movies where she portrayed a variety of pre-Xena warrior-princesses, she desperately tries to keep her ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, ambition, human nature, aging, actress, rivalry, society, unfulfillment, downfall, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, love triangle, celebrity culture, couples, social differences, love and romance, looking for love, romance, society, showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%