Movies like Bigger Than the Sky

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Bigger Than the Sky
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which wreaks havoc upon his life.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, romance, friends, starting over, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, fish out of water, hopes, disorder, play within film, theater, sword fight, funeral, love, bar
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, friendship and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Bigger Than the Sky: Chinese Puzzle (2013), Frankie and Johnny (1991), A Lot Like Love (2005), Threesome (1994), Grumpy Old Men (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chinese Puzzle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, clever, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
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Frankie and Johnny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
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Time: 90s
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A Lot Like Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
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Threesome
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, feel good, realistic ...
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Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Murphy's Romance
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Mr. Wonderful
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
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Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, bowling, opposites attract, starting over, relationships, self discovery, infidelity, divorce, couple relations, happy ending, looking for love, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Paper Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Heart follows Nick and Charlyne on a cross-country journey to document what exactly "love" is. Interviewing ministers, happily married couples, chemists, romance novelists, divorce lawyers, a group of children and more, the ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
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    User:   80%
 
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The Best Man
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
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Just One Time
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
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The Groomsmen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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Style: sincere, semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic ...
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Crazy, Stupid, Love.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   58%
 
Dream for an Insomniac
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, friendship, gay, friends, insomnia, fall in love, love story, destiny, relationships, dialogue, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa, new jersey, vancouver ...
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System:   64%
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Hope Springs
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, hotel, opposites attract, starting over, culture clash, happy ending, couple relations, pornography, looking for love, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
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System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
Breakin' All the Rules
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, mistaken identity, buddies, comedy of errors, couple relations, friendship, breakup, dialogue, stupidity, fall in love, love and romance, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
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The Goodbye Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, love, fall in love, relationships, love story, happy ending, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, dialogue, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
Love on the Side
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, romance, high school, friendship, looking for love, small town, unfulfilled love, wooing, waitress, lesbian, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
Much Ado About Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare, romance, unlikely couple, comedy of errors, estate, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, firefly, adaptation, dialogue, opposites attract, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
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System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Flirting with Forty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, surfing, fall in love, love and romance, couples, starting over, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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Easy
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, introspection, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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Suburban Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Publishing assistant Brett Eisenberg wants to be a big-time editor. However, she lacks self-confidence, a problem that isn't helped by her new, overbearing boss. Brett soon enters into a relationship with Archie, an older man who has plenty of ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, romance, suburbs, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, advice, gift, seduction, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
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Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
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Ed's Next Move
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, genetics, urban, opposites attract, starting over, introspection, self discovery, finnish, looking for love, life philosophy, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
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System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
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Never Again
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, college, introspection, bar, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
The Love Letter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, love story, lesbian, ocean or sea, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
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System:   50%
    User:   50%
 

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