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Afterglow (1997)
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Afterglow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: sexy, clever, talky, twists and turns, romantic, thought provoking, enigmatic, breathtaking, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: depression, infidelity, polyamory, obsession, romance, older woman younger man relationship, loneliness, adultery, marriage, sarcasm, catastrophe, psychology, relationships, writers, betrayal, murder, beautiful scenery, age difference, male nudity, cheating, runaway, sexualized violence, open relationship, dreams, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec

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Most similar movies to Afterglow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, realistic, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, infidelity, couple relations, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Afterglow: The Story of Us (1999), Nina Takes a Lover (1994), Husbands and Wives (1992), Same Time, Next Year (1978), Plaza Suite (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, love, relationships, women, romance, divorce, infidelity, life, bittersweet, couple relations, writers, marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nina Takes a Lover (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura San Giacomo stars in this sexy comedy about adultery. When Nina's (San Giacomo) husband goes out of town for several weeks on a business trip, Nina hooks up with a photographer. Told from a reporter's point of view, his interviews ...
Style: sexy, twists and turns, thought provoking, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, male nudity, love, fight scenes, life philosophy, weapons, sexualized violence, corruption, police investigation, glbt, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, character study, relationships, friendship, age difference, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sexy, talky, feel good, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, cheating, polyamory, bittersweet, marriage, parenthood, small town, writers, adaptation, love ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, multiple storylines, luxury hotel, adultery, marriage, destiny, divorce, culture clash, crime gone awry, alter ego, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sexy, realistic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, aids, multiple storylines, divorce, cheating, adultery, love, love story, relationships, hotel, family, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: light, melancholic, twists and turns, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, therapy, marriage counselor, psychiatrist, marriage, depression, relationships, happy ending, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: satirical, melancholic, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, party, character study, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, stylized, sex comedy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: orgasm, infidelity, adultery, sexual dysfunction, depression, high school, love triangle, romance, sex, lust, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, sex addict, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, loneliness, adultery, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: philosophical, melancholic, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, life philosophy, loneliness, love affair, existentialism, sarcasm, creativity, friends, family problems, crumbling marriage, art, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 419
Bad Manners (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Wes and Nancy are a married academics couple. One day they host Nancy's long-ago lover Matt and his current sexy girlfriend Kim. Matt is a musician and Kim is a computer specialist who helped Matt to make some discovery in his science. Wes ...
Style: erotic, suspense, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, manipulation, crimes, mind game, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, young lovers, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: funny, realistic, semi serious, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: female nudity, ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, divorce, lawyer, infidelity, love triangle, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, feel good, satirical, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, horse, romance, family relations, infidelity, female protagonist, women, family problems, adulterous husband, family life, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, female protagonist, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship, adultery, infidelity, marital problem, marriage, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Moderns (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local café's and pestering gallery owner Libby Valentin to sell his paintings. He ...
Style: sexy, humorous, clever, surreal, visually appealing ...
Plot: art, painter, forgery, sensuality, artist, love, expatriate, death, life & death, gangsters, chase, adaptation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: paris france, new york, canada, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: melancholic, serious, psychological, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, dysfunctional family, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, family problems, love and romance, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: touching, sexy, romantic, emotional, affectionate ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, romance, adultery, marital problem, husband wife estrangement, neighbor, love story, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: light, melancholic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, wedding, children, parenthood, family life, happy ending, family bonds, family relations, love affair, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, paris france, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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 ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, family, gay, honest, loneliness, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, divorce, life philosophy, multiple storylines, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, looking for love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, talky, funny, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, talky, humorous, touching, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, world war two, holocaust, infidelity, love and romance, peasant, dark humor, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, poland, usa, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 90 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: funny, humorous, sexy, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, infidelity, love triangle, marital problem, midlife crisis, family relations, family life, love affair, romance, human nature, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, fetish, self discovery, life philosophy, character study, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, schizophrenic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 49K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, sexy, romantic, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, love, love story, love and romance, old love, cheating wife, romance, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, paris france, philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 945
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, first date, twenty something ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, new jersey, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, money, money problems, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 3K
The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love triangle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%