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, couple relations, on the run, society, terminal illness, dishonesty, seduction, mob boss, hitman, interracial relations, nightclub, road trip, horse race, brain tumor, crimes, crime, infidelity, couples, doctors and patients, disorder, unfulfillment, power relations, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, nevada, bronx new york city

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Most similar movies to Beautiful Joe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, disorder, infidelity and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Beautiful Joe: True Identity (1991), 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), Santorini Blue (2013), The Pretty One (2013), 5 Flights Up (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters, on the run, hidden identity, crime, opposites attract, society, crimes, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.2
 132
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: betrayal, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, sex, forgiveness, temptation, affair, greek island, love, law and order ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, hidden identity, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, profanity, bittersweet, urban, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Movie in collections
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, couple relations, couples, love and romance, elderly, society, aging, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, city life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, romance, love and romance, society, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.2
 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: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, moral dilemma, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 2K
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, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, infidelity, raccoon, lifestyle, life turned upside down, family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, society, couples, disorder, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, couples, lifestyle, screwball, disco, switching roles, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: last wish, terminal illness, human nature, couple relations, obsession, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love and romance, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.1
 214
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: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: urban, twentysomething life, cold relationship, couples, disability, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, introspection ...
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, crimes, love and romance, estrangement, disorder, redemption, self discovery, dishonesty, on the run, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 797
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, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couples, family relations, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.3
 3K
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: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gambling, lottery, gangsters, ambition, society, gang, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, down on your luck, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: humorous, cynical, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations, couples, transplant, romance, love and romance, city life, urban, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: rehabilitation, gambling, prostitution, niece, obsessive quest, couples, redemption, couple relations, love and romance, rescue, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 288
Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, bandit, gangsters, profanity, comedy of errors, introspection, mistaken identity, murder, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 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, road trip, father son relationship, inheritance, undressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albuquerque new mexico, atlantic city new jersey, michigan, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 592
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, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, gangsters, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, couples, politics, satire, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, presidential campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 1K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, friendship, couple relations, looking for love, infidelity, betrayal, love and romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, unrequited love, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, disorder, couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, introspection, best friends, thirtysomething life, friends, crumbling marriage, adultery, friendship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 1K
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, society, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, rise and fall, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couple relations, redemption, rebelliousness, addiction, sexual relations, one-night stand, one night stand, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 4K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, reunion, on the road, couples, breakup, female director, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, writers, hotel room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 2K
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, humorous, emotional, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, misfit, coping, family problems, teenage life, dishonesty, social relations, teenage love, life is a bitch, parents and children, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, unsuccessful, family relations, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, couple relations, silly humor, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%