Movies Like Butterflies Are Free (1972)

Movies like Butterflies Are Free (1972).

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The Goodbye Girl (1977)

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Dancer Paula McFadden (Marsha Mason) and her ten-year-old daughter Lucy (Quinn Cummings) live in a Manhattan apartment with her married boyfriend, Tony DeForrest, until one day, he deserts her to go and act in a film in Italy.
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The Other Sister (1999)

Starring: Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Skerritt
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

After receiving a well-earned certification from a sheltered boarding school, Carla Tate (Juliette Lewis), an ambitious and mildly mentally disabled young woman, returns home to her overprotective and slightly snobby mother Elizabeth (Diane Keaton).
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Music From Another Room (1998)

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Tilly, Gretchen Mol, Martha Plimpton
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

The film begins at Thanksgiving, with five-year-old Danny (Cory Buck)ringing a distinctive doorbell,labeled "Swan".
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She's Having a Baby (1988)

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

This film looks at the lives of Jefferson "Jake" (Kevin Bacon) and Kristy Briggs (Elizabeth McGovern), from their wedding day until the birth of their first child, mostly through Jake's eyes, with his voiceover commentaries and several imaginary scenes.
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Mermaids (1990)

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

In 1963 Oklahoma, Charlotte Flax is a neurotic 15-year-old whose carefree single mother, Rachel, relocates Charlotte and her 9-year-old half-sister, Kate, each time she ends a relationship.
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Roll Bounce (2005)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music

Set in 1978 Chicago, Roll Bounce tells the story of a teenager named Xavier "X" Smith whose mother died, leaving him with his father Curtis and his sister Sonya.
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Moonstruck (1987)

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Thirty-seven-year-old Loretta Castorini, an Italian-American widow, works as a bookkeeper and lives in Brooklyn Heights with her family: father Cosmo; mother Rose; and paternal grandfather.
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Deliver Us From Eva (2003)

Starring: Gabrielle Union, LL Cool J, Essence Atkins, Duane Martin
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Evangeline (Eva for short) Dandridge works for The Los Angeles Health Department as an inspector, a job most suitable for her bossy and perfectionist nature.
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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Harry Sanborn is a wealthy New York music mogul who has had a 40-year habit of dating women under 30, including his latest conquest, Marin Klein.
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Latter Days (2003)

Starring: Wes Ramsey, Steve Sandvoss, Mary Kay Place, Amber Benson
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Latter Days is a 2003 American romantic comedy-drama film about a gay relationship between a closeted Mormon missionary and his openly gay neighbor.
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The Thing Called Love (1993)

Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music

Miranda Presley is an aspiring singer/songwriter from New York City who loves country music and decides to take her chances in Nashville, where she hopes to become a star.
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Return to Me (2000)

Starring: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Bob and Elizabeth Rueland (David Duchovny and Joely Richardson) live and work in Chicago — Bob as an architect, Elizabeth as a zoologist at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

Starring: Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin, Michael Landes
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Dream for an Insomniac is a 1995 (released in 1998) romantic comedy film written and directed by Tiffanie DeBartolo and starring Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin and Michael Landes.
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How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Anne Bancroft, Kaelynn Craddick
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 American drama film based on the 1991 novel of the same name by Whitney Otto.
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Playing by Heart (1998)

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Connery, Anthony Edwards
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Among the characters are an older couple, whom about to renew their wedding vows (Sean Connery and Gena Rowlands); a theatre director (Gillian Anderson) and architect (Jon Stewart) navigating a new beginning; a gay man dying of AIDS (Jay Mohr) and his mother (Ellen Burstyn) who had not been close; a couple having an affair (Anthony Edwards and Madeleine Stowe) and her husband (Dennis Quaid) who is exploring ways to break through the staleness of their marriage.
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Crossing Delancey (1988)

Starring: Amy Irving, Peter Riegert, Reizl Bozyk, Jeroen Krabbé
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Comedy, Romance

Isabelle Grossman works for a New York bookstore which supports authors through public readings.
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Overboard (1987)

Genres: Comedy, Romance

Heiress Joanna Stayton is accustomed to a wealthy life with her own yacht and fortune, along with her husband Grant Stayton III.
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Housesitter (1992)

Starring: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Dana Delany, Julie Harris
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Romance

Newton Davis (Steve Martin) is a struggling architect.
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A Lot Like Love (2005)

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning, Aimee Garcia
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Constructed as a series of chapters that take place at a turning point in each character's life, the story moves from seven years in the past, to three years, to two, and finally arrives in the present day.
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No Small Affair (1984)

Starring: Jon Cryer, Demi Moore, George Wendt, Peter Frechette
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music

No Small Affair is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Jon Cryer and Demi Moore.
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