Movies like Beautiful Joe

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Beautiful Joe (2000)
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Beautiful Joe (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extremely nice guy falls for a really bad girl
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mistaken identity, love and romance, gangsters, society, on the run, terminal illness, dishonesty, couple relations, seduction, mob boss, hitman, interracial relations, nightclub, road trip, horse race, brain tumor, crimes, couples, infidelity, doctors and patients, disorder, unfulfillment, power relations, sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, nevada, bronx new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, society, infidelity and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Beautiful Joe: 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), The Pretty One (2013), Santorini Blue (2013), 5 Flights Up (2014), Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, couples, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, self discovery, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual content, bittersweet, accident, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.7
 156
Santorini Blue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An act of betrayal throws a young couple's marriage into jeopardy in this romantic drama featuring Richard Belzer and Ice-T.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: betrayal, couples, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, sex, affair, temptation, forgiveness, greek island, love, island life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.2
 10K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, elderly, couples, love and romance, couple relations, society, aging, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, city life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, love and romance, society, romance, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, intrigue, on the run, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, couples, screwball, nudity (full frontal - brief), switching roles, disco, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 9K
The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, raccoon, lifestyle, family problems, life turned upside down, dishonesty, society, crumbling marriage, couples, under the surface, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, love and romance, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 2K
Garbo Talks (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, last wish, obsession, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, on the road, family life, family relations, couples, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 245
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 ...
Style: cynical, biting, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cold relationship, disability, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nurse ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Road to Redemption (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple come into contact with stolen mob money, gamble it away, and end up on the run from gangsters
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, estrangement, disorder, love and romance, crimes, redemption, self discovery, hitman, criminal heroes, golden years, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, montana, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 813
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, society, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family relations, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
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29th Street (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: lottery, gangsters, gambling, christmas, family relations, hopes, gang, crimes, society, dishonesty, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 3K
$5 a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After being released from jail, the son of a con man joins his father on the road.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: betrayal, on the road, dishonesty, family relations, terminal illness, cons and scams, estrangement, parents and children, father son relationship, road trip, loss of job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albuquerque new mexico, atlantic city new jersey, michigan, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Finding Amanda (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: rehabilitation, gambling, prostitution, niece, couples, love and romance, obsessive quest, rescue, redemption, couple relations, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, couple relations, love affair, couples, city life, mind game, transplant, love and romance, romance, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 642
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Park (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Park takes place all in one day in a public park in Los Angeles, as 11 disaffected Angelenos find both love and loss in unexpected ways
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, friendship, couple relations, couples, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right, infidelity, looking for love, unrequited love, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: unfulfillment, society, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, couples, politics, satire, americana, midlife crisis, campaign, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
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Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, on the road, breakup, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, misanthrope, airplane, misogynist, argument ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life, friends, best friends, introspection, crumbling marriage, friendship, divorce, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance, breakup, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, clever, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, working class, satire, communist party, mafia, love triangle, price of justice, love affair, boss and employee, farce, dysfunctional family, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, turin italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
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Norman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager pretends to be dying from cancer as a way to cope with the realities of his daily existence and his father's terminal illness.
Style: tragicomedy, emotional, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, misfit, love and romance, dishonesty, coping, teenage life, family problems, social relations, life is a bitch, teenage love, parents and children, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 4K
The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: terminal illness, dark humor, unsuccessful, couples, disorder, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, society, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 3K
Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, couples, looking for love, working class, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boss and employee, unfulfillment, cooking and food, dull life, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 2K
The Last Run (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a young accountant is devastated after discovering his inspiringly beautiful girlfriend is cheating on him, his best friend, who's engaged to a girl he doesn't love, convinces him to go on a "run" and sleep with as many ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, couple relations, addiction, redemption, rebelliousness, sexual relations, one night stand, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, dishonesty, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%