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Blue State (2007)
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Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: vietnam war, politics, self discovery, political unrest, culture clash, starting over, media, democrat, state affairs, political campaign, on the road, older woman younger man relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, romance, misfit, hopes, haunted by the past, society, couples, gender, immigrants, idealism, disgruntled, election campaign ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, san francisco, ohio, california, washington state, san diego california ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, romance, culture clash, couples, husband wife relationship, runaway and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Blue State: The Puffy Chair (2005), Bulworth (1998), Spinning Boris (2003), Conventioneers (2005), David & Layla (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: road movie, mumblecore, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, wedding, introspection, parents and children, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, couple relations, gift ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
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 6.8
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Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: witty, humorous, thought provoking, satirical, clever ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political satire, political corruption, senator, interracial romance, insurance, romance, americana, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, america ...
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88%
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: politics, ambition, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, idealism, political unrest, political intrigue, political conspiracy, culture clash, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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84%
 5.8
 193
Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, democrat, introspection, love affair, idealism, moral dilemma, couples, campaign, injustice, fighting the system, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, texas
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David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, hopes, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, deportation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, jerusalem ...
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Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, gender, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, media, true love, nervous breakdown, media satire, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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I Like It Like That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, couples, hopes, human nature, love affair, transsexual, eccentric family, parents and children, nothing goes right, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
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65%
 6.1
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Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, family life, couples, romance, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, alienation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, new york, new jersey
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63%
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The American President (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: touching, witty, realistic, semi serious, political ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: president, politics, fall in love, liberal, widower, romance, white house, democrat, conservative, republican, senator, chief of staff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, melancholic, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
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Grassroots (2012)
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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Swing Vote (2008)
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Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: politics, political campaign, presidential election, election, small town, parents and children, state affairs, single father, father daughter relationship, campaign, media, u.s. president ...
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Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, california, mexico
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 650
Running Mates (2000)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
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The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Dream World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 92 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, social
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Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, emotional ...
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The Terminal (2004)
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Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
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Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
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Country: USA, Canada
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Plot: on the road, romance, couples, travel, love, irony, critic, friendship, pet dog, society, love and romance, disgruntled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, emotional, witty ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
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 ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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35%
The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, looking for love, wooing, fall in love, couples, buddies, hopes, philosophy, physical appearance ...
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Place: usa, new mexico, santa fe new mexico, new jersey, california
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, sincere ...
Plot: 9/11, family relations, mental illness, americana, office, rise to the top, bittersweet, immigrants, ambition, terrorism, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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34%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, money, power relations, looking for love, master and servant, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
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34%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%