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Damsels in Distress 2012
A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed students with a program of good hygiene and musical dance numbers.
List of the best movies like Damsels in Distress (2012): Funny Ha Ha, The Romantics, P.S., The Four-Faced Liar, Reality Bites, Angie, The Last Days of Disco, Carolina, Elizabethtown, Crush.

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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide whether she's wasting her time going after best buddy Alex, who doesn't seem to be interested.

The Romantics (2010)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride and the maid of honor have had a long rivalry over the groom.

P.S. (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an application from F. Scott Feinstadt, the same name of her high school sweetheart who was killed in a car crash, and calls the student to arrange an interview. His appearance, mannerisms, and painting style closely resemble those of her former love, and she begins to suspect the young artist may be the reincarnation of her old flame. Hours after meeting, the two embark upon an affair. Also complicating Louise's life are her relationship with her ex-husband Peter , who confesses he is learning to cope with a sex addiction that, unknown to her, plagued their marriage; her ne'er-do-well brother Sammy, who is favored by their mother Ellie despite his shortcomings; and her best friend Missy, who stole the original Scott from Louise before his death and seems intent on doing the same with the contemporary version.

The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a seemingly perfect couple meet at a local Irish pub tucked in the winding streets of the West Village. Through their chance meeting, the four bond and over time all of their relationships with one another morph into love, betrayal and heartbreak for all.

Reality Bites (1994)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize that reality isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Angie (1994)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This turns the entire neighborhood upside down and starts her on a journey of self discovery. This journey includes her family, a new lover and her life. Even her best friend Tina has trouble understanding Angie. Written by Tony Fontana

The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:54

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.

Carolina (2003)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:36

Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the uncredited part of Daphne. It is set in Los Angeles, California. Shot in 2003, the film failed to find a distributor and was released direct-to-video in 2005.

Elizabethtown (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

Crush (2001)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48

Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the town's police chief and a cynical, thrice-divorced doctor.

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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding novelist; he, a free spirit who keeps things from getting boring. Their only problem is that they have decided to get divorced. Can their perfect relationship withstand this minor setback?

Longhorns (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

Back in 1982, a Texas University student who is curious about the male sex fantasies he's been having, decides he needs to hook up with an out gay student on campus.

The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union based on friendship and respect.

LOL (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.

Tru Loved (2008)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to establish her school's first Gay-Straight Alliance.

Irrational Man (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.

Brown Sugar (2002)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both discovered hip-hop for the first time. Now that they're back together, they should be perfect for each other, except that Dre's about to marry lawyer Reese and Sidney claims not to be interested in Dre romantically. Meanwhile, Dre is growing increasingly restless with his company's focus on profit over artistry, which leads to signing the gimmicky duo Ren and Ten while ignoring the talented Chris

Moonstruck (1987)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by sharing their experiences with each other.

Singles (1992)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney.

Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of their friendship?

Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.

Letters to Juliet (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

Harold and Maude (1971)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of her life. When the two opposites meet they realize that their differences don’t matter and they become best friends and love each other.

Some Girls (1988)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:34

While on Christmas break, college student Michael journeys to Quebec City to spend time with his attractive girlfriend, Gabriella. Not long after he arrives, Gabriella breaks up with him, but her two equally gorgeous sisters waste no time showing romantic interest. In the meantime, Michael is left to deal with Gabriella's eccentric grandmother and offbeat father, an academic who spends most of his time naked.

Frances Ha (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Brazil
Duration01:26

An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.

Ingenious (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.

Beautiful Girls (1996)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.

Sideways (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration02:06

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.




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