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The Anniversary Party (2001)
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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 in a party. Under the effect of Ecstasy, revelations are disclosed and relationships deteriorate among the group.
Style: melancholic, satirical, humorous, cynical, sexy, clever, talky, twists and turns, thought provoking, intellectual ...
Plot: infidelity, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, party, character study, love and romance, family problems, lifestyle, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, anniversary, abortion, hollywood, wedding anniversary, nudity (full frontal - brief), dog, female nudity, maid, brother sister relationship, aging, gossip, skinny dipping, marital separation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to The Anniversary Party

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, talky and humorous films with plots about infidelity, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Anniversary Party: The Big Picture (1989), Full Frontal (2002), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Dinner with Friends (2001), Husbands and Wives (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, light, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, movie business, filmmaking, rise to the top, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, entertaining, non-linear, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, couple relations, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tucson arizona, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, family problems, friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 ⇓
85%
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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 ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
79%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, dog, single parent, parents and children, introspection, family life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: group of friends, relationships, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, adaptation, beer, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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 ⇓
76%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: talky, intense, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, adultery, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Wild Roomies (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, scenic, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, romance, youth, love and romance, disorder, college life, teenage life, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, unhappiness, dark humor, betrayal, infidelity, multiple storylines, friendship between men, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, talky, clever, visually appealing, twists and turns ...
Plot: depression, infidelity, polyamory, obsession, romance, older woman younger man relationship, loneliness, sarcasm, marriage, adultery, runaway, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: psychological, semi serious, twists and turns, sincere, talky ...
Plot: friendship, old love, depression, personal assistant, starting over, fall in love, self fulfillment, misfit, mental illness, love and romance, buddies, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, new york, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
70%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, dishonesty, intrigue, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
70%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, heartbreaking, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, love story, romance, lovers reunited, destiny, bridesmaid, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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 ⇓
69%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, imaginary friend, adultery, dysfunctional family, character study, couple relations, human nature, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: funny, talky, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, farce, sarcasm, infidelity, wine, divorce, doctors, brutality, greed, culture clash, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, london, new york, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
67%
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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: sexy, talky, cynical, witty, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, destiny, obsession, human nature, couples, crumbling relationship, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, divorce, art, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
66%
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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: 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 ⇓
66%
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Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couples, love and romance, looking for love, breakup, estrangement, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, womanizer, bittersweet, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Commandments (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, cerebral, bad ending ...
Plot: infidelity, satire, redemption, religion, powerful ending, farce, mad scientist, internet, psychiatry, creativity, weapons, atheism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couples, dishonesty, actor's life, lifestyle, romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%