Movies like Blue in the Face

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Blue in the Face (1995)
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Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he keeps smoking and Madonna acts as a Singing Telegram.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, intellectual, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, friends, family relations, parents and children, couples, social differences, infidelity, store, introspection, lifestyle, city life, social relations, human nature, buddies, manners, couple relations, smoking, tobacco, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, topless woman, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Blue in the Face

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and talky films with plots about couples, storytelling, dialogue, love and romance, friendship, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Blue in the Face: Smoke (1995), Clerks (1994), Kiss Me, Guido (1997), Queens Logic (1991), Supporting Characters (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smoke (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over ...
Style: intellectual, sentimental, clever, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, writers, family relations, christmas, abortion, smoking, redemption, dark humor, owner, friends, loss of spouse, robbery ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 220K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, sarcasm, everyday life, satire, friendship, workplace, friendship between men, funeral, jealousy, death, ice hockey, anger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, gay interest, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, disorder, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.8
 2K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, looking for love, human nature, singleness, couple relations, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Supporting Characters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, buddies, romance, love and romance, couple relations, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, artists and showbiz, friends, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, phone sex, masturbation, eccentricity, loneliness, dark humor, technology, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: witty, touching, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, partners, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: sleepwalking, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, loser, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, comedian, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: realistic, talky, semi serious, suspense, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 5K
Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, library, librarian, coming of age, strong female presence, sexual content, friends, disorder, couples, godparent, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, lesbian, shallowness, couple relations, strong sexual content, love triangle, sexual relations, singleness, couples, thanksgiving ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Live Nude Girls (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of old friends at a Hens Night discuss their issues, uncertainties, fears and fantasies.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, lesbian, suburbs, coming out, suburban life, singleness, introspection, lifestyle, best friends, gender, womanizer, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: accountant, friendship, romance, actor's life, love and romance, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, couples, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, betrayal, dark humor, introspection, friendship, showbiz, human nature, hollywood, murder, young lovers, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, change of luck, dark humor, feud, jealousy, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
How to Be a Player (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, looking for sex, buddies, lifestyle, dishonesty, love and romance, womanizer, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: family relations, farce, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, self discovery, couple relations, misfit partners, partners, track down, uncover truth, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: society, workplace, family relations, friends, friendship, estrangement, beauty salon, workplace situations, city life, black cast, barbershop, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, sex comedy, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, sex, sex scene, relationships, hiv, gay bashing, gay interest, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, couples, disorder, social relations, family relations, social differences, self discovery, teenage life, americana, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, plagiarism, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 941
Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, romance, family relations, golden years, couples, city life, introspection, love and romance, crumbling marriage, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, disorder, comedy of errors, couple relations, fall in love, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: society, self discovery, friendship, friends, ambition, lifestyle, youth, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, twentysomething life, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, human nature, family life, society, stand up special, honest, culture clash, character study, irreverent, theater, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 11K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, couples, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, black romance, infidelity, sex scene, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comeback, disorder, couples, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 38
Happy Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: New York Tunez, an all techno record store, is going under. The owner, Keith, a down and out trance DJ, struggles to cope with the changing cultural climate. In a final effort to save the store he organizes a rave. Unfortunately, 2009 is a far cry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, funny ...
Plot: rave, lifestyle, introspection, music, clubbing, city life, store, nightlife, satire, business, humour, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, looking for love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, workplace, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, family gatherings, relationship vs career, siblings relations, family in crisis, human nature, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%