Best Movies that no one I know watches

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1. Metropolitan (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up.

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols

Votes: 8,716 | Gross: $2.94M

2. Walking and Talking (1996)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

Just as Amelia thinks she's over her anxiety and insecurity, her best friend announces her engagement, bringing her anxiety and insecurity right back.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Amy Braverman, Miranda Rhyne

Votes: 2,914 | Gross: $1.28M

3. Hi-Life (1998)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friends who owe him money.

Director: Roger Hedden | Stars: Campbell Scott, Daryl Hannah, Moira Kelly, Michelle Durning

Votes: 581 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Greenberg (2010)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 33,981 | Gross: $4.22M

5. Mr. Jealousy (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

61 Metascore

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Chris Eigeman, Carlos Jacott

Votes: 1,733 | Gross: $0.29M

6. Just Write (1997)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.

Director: Andrew Gallerani | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven, JoBeth Williams, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 922

7. Highball (1997)

R | 110 min | Drama, Comedy

A newly married couple tries to enhance their social life by throwing fabulous parties and inviting all their friends in Brooklyn to their home.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Justine Bateman, Noah Baumbach, Peter Bogdanovich, Andrea Bowen

Votes: 620

8. About Adam (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

64 Metascore

A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.

Director: Gerard Stembridge | Stars: Stuart Townsend, Kate Hudson, Tommy Tiernan, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 6,191 | Gross: $0.15M

9. Imagine Me & You (2005)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.

Director: Ol Parker | Stars: Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode, Celia Imrie

Votes: 27,888 | Gross: $0.67M

10. Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director: Maria Ripoll | Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

Votes: 2,296 | Gross: $0.26M

11. Woman on Top (2000)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

41 Metascore

Brazilian chef Isabella Oliveira moves to San Francisco when her husband, frustrated by her motion sickness, cheats on her.

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Murilo Benício, Harold Perrineau, Mark Feuerstein

Votes: 9,598 | Gross: $5.02M

12. Crush (I) (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

37 Metascore

Three female friends behave badly.

Director: John McKay | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty

Votes: 3,527 | Gross: $1.08M

13. Ira & Abby (2006)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

62 Metascore

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Director: Robert Cary | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Jason Alexander, David Margulies

Votes: 2,109 | Gross: $0.22M

14. The Last Days of Disco (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

76 Metascore

Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Eigeman, Mackenzie Astin

Votes: 11,463 | Gross: $2.99M

15. I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 16,387

16. Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

R | 90 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend.

Director: Tiffanie DeBartolo | Stars: Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin, Michael Landes

Votes: 2,528

17. Sleep with Me (1994)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

Sarah, Joseph and Frank are BFFs. Joseph and Sarah get married but the evening before she tells Frank with a kiss that it could've been him. Frank continues to have a thing for Sarah.

Director: Rory Kelly | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Eric Stoltz, Meg Tilly, Lewis Arquette

Votes: 2,371 | Gross: $0.16M

18. My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)

TV-14 | 87 min | Comedy

Duncan navigates the unsteady world of romance and relationships, going through five girlfriends in four years. Unfortunately, none of them turn out well.

Director: Julian Kemp | Stars: Brendan Patricks, Naomie Harris, Kelly Adams, Cécile Cassel

Votes: 1,889

19. When the Party's Over (1993)

R | 114 min | Drama, Comedy

M.J. lives together with her girlfriends Amanda and Frankie in a house in Beverly Hills. While she tries to keep her career going, her personal life is becoming a mess. Things start to heat... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Irmas | Stars: Rae Dawn Chong, Sandra Bullock, Kris Kamm, Elizabeth Berridge

Votes: 849 | Gross: $0.00M

20. Echo Park (1985)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everyone is more than they initially seem. May waits tables, raises a son, Henry, and is an aspiring actress. She needs a roommate and takes in... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Susan Dey, Tom Hulce, Michael Bowen, Christopher Walker

Votes: 572 | Gross: $0.70M

21. The Pick-up Artist (1987)

PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

47 Metascore

A womanizer meets his match when he falls for a woman in debt to the mafia.

Director: James Toback | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello

Votes: 6,053 | Gross: $13.29M

22. The Wild Life (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.

Director: Art Linson | Stars: Chris Penn, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Eric Stoltz, Jenny Wright

Votes: 2,202 | Gross: $11.02M

23. Shopgirl (2005)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about a complex love triangle between a bored salesgirl, a wealthy businessman and an aimless young man.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

Votes: 22,760 | Gross: $10.28M

24. Modern Girls (1986)

PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy

A pair of women decide to prank their roommate's nerdy blind date after she stands him up, but end up developing a friendship with him after their practical joke sends them on an all-night odyssey through the 1980s club scene.

Director: Jerry Kramer | Stars: Daphne Zuniga, Virginia Madsen, Cynthia Gibb, Clayton Rohner

Votes: 1,187 | Gross: $0.60M

25. Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles.

Director: Sebastian Gutierrez | Stars: Gil Bellows, Xander Berkeley, Alexis Bledel, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Votes: 4,734

26. Kicking and Screaming (1995)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

A bunch of guys hang around their college for months after graduation, continuing a life much like the one before graduation.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Samuel Gould, Catherine Kellner

Votes: 9,290 | Gross: $0.70M

27. The Perfect You (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

A waiter/writer living with his dad and a neat freak who's just landed a job as a reporter in New York, meet by colliding on the Brooklyn Bridge, and romance ensues.

Director: Matthew Miller | Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Chris Eigeman, Paul Dooley, Josh Stamberg

Votes: 648

28. Love & Sex (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

44 Metascore

When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. ... See full summary »

Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jon Favreau, Noah Emmerich, Ann Magnuson

Votes: 5,003 | Gross: $0.55M

29. Since You've Been Gone (1998 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.

Director: David Schwimmer | Stars: Philip Rayburn Smith, Joey Slotnick, Joy Gregory, Laura Eason

Votes: 1,380

30. Dinner and Driving (1997)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

Jason, an English teacher and struggling writer, has been dating his girlfriend Laura for three years now and feeling that it's time to make a commitment, they decide to get married. But ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Trilling | Stars: Joey Slotnick, Paula Devicq, Brigitte Bako, Nadia Dajani

Votes: 136

31. The Breakup Artist (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

Jim, 35 and never married, has a drawer full of photos of ex-girlfriends. He'd like permanence, but can't find the right women. Is it him? He seeks advice from his father, his ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Rubino | Stars: Joseph Lyle Taylor, Paula Devicq, Ron Mongeluzzo, Sarita Choudhury

Votes: 231

32. The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Director: Lee Kirk | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman

Votes: 8,973 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Sidewalks of New York (2001)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

49 Metascore

The interlocking lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Edward Burns, Heather Graham, Penny Balfour, Michael Leydon Campbell

Votes: 6,197 | Gross: $2.40M

34. Purple Violets (2007)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Patti Petalson (Blair) struggles with the pressure of becoming the next important American writer.

Director: Edward Burns | Stars: Annette Arnold, Max Baker, Selma Blair, James Biberi

Votes: 3,003

35. Margot at the Wedding (2007)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Flora Cross, Zane Pais

Votes: 18,486 | Gross: $1.96M

36. Simply Irresistible (1999)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

27 Metascore

A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

Director: Mark Tarlov | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker

Votes: 12,724 | Gross: $4.39M

37. The Baxter (2005)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.

Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Williams

Votes: 4,505 | Gross: $0.18M

38. We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

An indiscretion between two close friends tears down their respective marriages.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern, Peter Krause, Naomi Watts

Votes: 8,910 | Gross: $2.04M

39. Ondine (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

65 Metascore

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Dervla Kirwan, Alison Barry

Votes: 19,163 | Gross: $0.55M

40. Supporting Characters (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

62 Metascore

Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.

Director: Daniel Schechter | Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Tarik Lowe, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Takal

Votes: 824

41. Friends with Money (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack

Votes: 24,803 | Gross: $13.37M

42. Two Ninas (1999)

R | 88 min | Romance, Comedy

41 Metascore

When two beautiful women fall for the unluckiest guy in the world his life takes on delicious complications.

Director: Neil Turitz | Stars: Amanda Peet, Ron Livingston, Bray Poor, Leigh Whitney

Votes: 948 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Trust the Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 8,203 | Gross: $1.53M

44. The Squid and the Whale (2005)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

82 Metascore

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 70,062 | Gross: $7.36M

45. Anything Else (2003)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

43 Metascore

Jerry Falk learns a lesson the hard way when he falls head over heels in love with a beautiful but flighty girl, Amanda.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Danny DeVito

Votes: 28,419 | Gross: $3.20M

46. The Very Thought of You (1998)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

43 Metascore

The lives of three life-long friends are thrown into chaos by the arrival of Martha, a beautiful young American woman who arrives in London looking to find herself. Joseph Fiennes and ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Monica Potter, Rufus Sewell, Tom Hollander

Votes: 4,195 | Gross: $0.09M

47. Eat Your Heart Out (1997)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one ... See full summary »

Director: Felix O. Adlon | Stars: Christian Oliver, Pamela Adlon, Laura San Giacomo, John Craig

Votes: 300

48. Like Crazy (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance