Verbal byplay movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant verbal byplay movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, witty, clever, entertaining and light films and TV shows about / with verbal byplay, mentor, culture clash, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, runaway, storytelling, chase and friendship plots mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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verbal byplay movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as verbal byplay: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Vicious (2013), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Castle (2009), Daria (1997), Gilmore Girls (2000), Sherlock (2010), Trading Places (1983), White Collar (2009), Moonlighting (1985).

List of verbal byplay movies

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, coworker, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, police detective, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 8.0
 9K
Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie and Stuart are an old couple who have been together for decades and bicker constantly. Their lives are turned upside down by their new upstairs neighbor Ash, who is sure to cause trouble in their mundane lives.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, actor, verbal byplay, neighbor, couples, gays and lesbians, elderly, lgbt, old man, couple relations, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, witty, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, prejudice, romance, aristocracy, love, fall in love, countryside, social differences, couple relations, initially antagonists ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, united kingdom, london
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 8.2
 158K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: female detective, romancing partners, police detective, riddles and clues, homicide detective, police investigation, investigation, writers, crime investigation, murder, murder investigation, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 25K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, sarcasm, school, loner, teenage life, high school life, everyday life, intelligence, best friends, society, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 8.2
 118K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, student, boyfriend, single mother, small town life, social relations, first love, lifestyle, looking for love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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 9.1
 891K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, prodigy, genius, sherlock holmes, mastermind, british, intelligence, murder mystery, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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 7.5
 149K
Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: switching roles, rich and poor, millionaire, fish out of water, life turned upside down, rags to riches, bully, beggar, class differences, bet, stock market, experiment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, philadelphia, new york, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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 8.3
 128K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, unlikely partners, art thief, special agents, con artists, genius, law enforcement, criminal, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.6
 20K
Moonlighting (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd as private detectives, the show was a mixture of drama, comedy, ...
Style: talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private detective, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace romance, romance, screwball, partners, crimes, unlikely partners, snobbism, verbal byplay, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, light, not serious, talky, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, opposites attract, divorce lawyer, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, unlikely couple, romance, middle age romance, love and romance, screwball, verbal byplay, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
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One for the Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some ...
Style: humorous, romantic, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: strong female character, bounty hunter, investigation, strong female lead, escapades, battle of the sexes, crimes, romance, verbal byplay, couples, private investigator, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.8
 6K
Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can't stand each other and are ordered ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, misfit partners, partners, law enforcement, workplace, coworker, verbal byplay, crimes, bonding, couples therapy, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 32K
Sleuth (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, manipulation, mind game, crimes, age difference, verbal byplay, riddles and clues, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fear, game playing, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, england, united kingdom
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Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, racism, wedding, family relations, racist, marriage, parents and children, couples, verbal byplay, family in crisis, couple relations, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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 7.6
 254K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: humorous, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, gunfight, police, chase, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, adventure, mercenary, henchman, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
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 6.6
 170K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, special agents, fbi, policewoman, friendship, women, sarcasm, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sweet, inspirational, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, cross dressing, theater, writer's life, shakespeare, lovers, hidden identity, unlikely couple, love and romance, verbal byplay, gender, muse ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, romance, love and romance, couple relations, verbal byplay, fall in love, sister sister relationship, conspiracy, sisters, husband wife relationship, opposites attract, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles, san francisco
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 7.1
 188K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, animal protagonist, adventure, escape attempt, talking animals, farm, bird, loss of friend, family, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england, united kingdom
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, humorous, romantic, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, love at first sight, opposites attract, extramarital affair, satire, infidelity, dishonesty, inheritance, hitman, marriage of convenience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, beverly hills ...
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, maverick cop, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 313K
Hitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, flirting, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, dating, teaching the ways of the world, slick, matchmaking, eligible bachelor, power of love, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 261K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, martial arts, fbi, kung fu, police, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, fish out of water, ransom, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, china
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 6.6
 263K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, reluctant partners, partners against crime, farce, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, goofy hero, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 659K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, love and romance, magical, imaginary kingdom, swamp, anthropomorphism, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, marriage, thirtysomething life, silly humor, african american protagonist, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, friendship between men, friendship, looking for sex, three friends, relationships, male objectification, buddies, romance, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, black family, culture clash, hip hop, fish out of water, teenage life, african american, youth, misfit, eccentric family, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 394K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, escape, jungle, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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