Movies like Broken English

If you like "Broken English" you are looking for touching, clever and semi serious movies about / with romance, loneliness, french, drinking, hotel, looking for love and marriage themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in France or Japan.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Save
this
list

to
Broken English (2007)
 6.4
 6K
Broken English
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora -- until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, melancholic, witty, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, loneliness, french, drinking, hotel, looking for love, marriage, relationships, fall in love, love, love and romance, love story, life philosophy, existentialism, couples, women, friends, friendship, urban, couple relations, obsession, sexual relations, catastrophe, destiny, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, usa, new york, croatia, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
Pauline at the Beach
Comedy, Drama, Romance
France
95 min.
 7.5
Minnie and Moskowitz
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
114 min.
 7.4
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to Broken English

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and melancholic films with plots about life philosophy, dialogue, relationships, catastrophe, mentor, romance and storytelling mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Broken English: Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012), A Lot Like Love (2005), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Minnie and Moskowitz (1971), Pauline at the Beach (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, friendship, love, relationships, starting over, drugs/alcohol, gay, unlikely friendships, urban, couple relations, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
A Lot Like Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, destiny, love story, unfulfilled love, love, happy ending, fall in love, mentor, love and romance, relationships, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   86%
 
Waiting to Exhale
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, adultery, best friends, women, feminism, unlikely friendships, couple relations, suburbs, relationships, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   94%
 
Movie in collections
Minnie and Moskowitz
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore (Gena Rowlands) wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) comes to her defense from ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, melancholic, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: romance, love, couple relations, love story, loneliness, love and romance, relationships, couples, opposites attract, infidelity, marriage, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   92%
 
Pauline at the Beach
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, divorce, holiday, coming of age, love, relationships, fall in love, love and romance, love story, youth, womanizer, pornography ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   75%
 
 6.0
 8K
Paper Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Heart follows Nick and Charlyne on a cross-country journey to document what exactly "love" is. Interviewing ministers, happily married couples, chemists, romance novelists, divorce lawyers, a group of children and more, the ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, friendship, couple relations, on the road, storytelling, interracial romance, relationships, fall in love, love story, marriage, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, france, new york, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   78%
 
The Oh in Ohio
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, sex, high school, romance, depression, infidelity, sexual relations, marriage, teacher, fall in love, pornography, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   74%
 
Movie in collections
drinking movies
drinking
5194
hotel movies
hotel
3351
Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   58%
 
My Wife Is an Actress
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, adultery, marriage, pregnancy, paranoia, actor's life, infidelity, male nudity, guilt, relationships, couple relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, england, europe, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   68%
 
 6.8
 41K
Before We Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, adventure, hotel, marriage, cheating, fall in love, love, relationships, love story, urban, love and romance, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   58%
 
Catch and Release
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, starting over, relationships, wedding, hopes, love story, couples, stereotypes, friends, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
Definitely, Maybe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: divorce, romance, marriage, father daughter relationship, single father, storytelling, couple relations, relationships, college, love story, happy ending, love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, campus, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
Happythankyoumoreplease
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, relationships, urban, twentysomething life, writers, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, dialogue, loneliness, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
Movie in collections
Imagine Me & You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, infidelity, homosexuality, friendship, gay, gays and lesbians, love story, marriage, interracial romance, love, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
 7.0
 54K
Enough Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: realistic, clever, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, dating, marriage, fall in love, relationships, party, dialogue driven, dialogue, couples, loneliness, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 6.2
 20K
Green Card
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, immigrants, unlikely couple, lawyer, relationships, urban, fall in love, marriage, love story, fish out of water, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, self discovery, single parent, hospital, suburbs, wedding, relationships, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, loneliness, starting over, relationships, human nature, couple relations, life, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, hopes, friendship, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
Movie in collections
Frankie and Johnny
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: talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, infidelity, loneliness, greek, starting over, gay, love story, relationships, cafe, adultery, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
 5.9
 16K
Management
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, relationships, true love, small town, homeless, fall in love, love and romance, couples, loneliness, follow your dream, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, new jersey, arizona, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Friends with Kids
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, couple relations, relationships, pregnancy, unlikely friendships, parenthood, marriage, thirtysomething life, love, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
A Housekeeper
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, fall in love, relationships, crumbling marriage, vengeance, classic car, couple relations, french, classical music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
The Story of Us
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, romance, marriage, crumbling marriage, relationships, happy ending, introspection, love story, couple relations, destiny, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 38K
Prime
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, artist, divorce, marriage, jewish, unlikely couple, relationships, therapist, culture clash, interracial romance, fall in love, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, warsaw poland, panama, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
The Love Letter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, love story, lesbian, couple relations, ocean or sea, looking for love, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
Something Borrowed
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, cheating, friendship, wedding, friends, best friends, drugs/alcohol, birthday, relationships, love and romance, happy ending, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
Moonlight and Valentino
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, crumbling marriage, college, relationships, women, life philosophy, dealing with death, nudity (topless - notable), starting over, death, sisters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 6.8
 21K
Obvious Child
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, urban, performer's life, introspection, romance, loneliness, twentysomething life, pornography, nothing goes right, happy ending, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 

Choose "a movie to watch" by trailers from related films

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
A Month by the Lake
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, hotel, love, love affair, love triangle, resort, adultery, fall in love, lake or river, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: italy, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 5.4
 2K
Angie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, fall in love, adoption, family life, single parent, romance, life philosophy, opposites attract, family, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:

TOP 5 movies for each basic tag

romance
romance movies
50 First Dates 2004
6.8
Pride and Prejudice 1995
8.9
Sense and Sensibility 1995
7.7
Dying Young 1991
6.0
The Lake House 2006
6.8
View all
loneliness
loneliness movies
Her 2013
8.0
The Great Gatsby 2013
7.3
Life of Pi 2012
7.9
WALL·E 2008
8.4
Edward Scissorhands 1990
7.9
View all
french
french movies
Welcome to the Sticks 2008
7.1
Ruby & Quentin 2003
7.1
Heartbreaker 2010
6.8
Marie Antoinette 2006
6.4
Taxi 3 2003
5.8
View all
drinking
drinking movies
Neighbors 2014
6.3
Boogie Nights 1997
7.9
Cabin Fever 2002
5.6
Leto 2018
7.6
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood 1996
6.6
View all
touching
touching movies
The Green Mile 1999
8.5
Patch Adams 1998
6.7
Still Alice 2014
7.5
The Fault in Our Stars 2014
7.8
If I Stay 2014
6.8
View all
hotel
hotel movies
The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
8.1
1408 2007
6.8
Prom Night 2008
3.9
Hotel Transylvania 2012
7.1
The Witches 1990
6.8
View all
looking for love
looking for love movies
Valentine's Day 2010
5.7
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 2009
5.8
The Ugly Truth 2009
6.5
Sex and the City 1998
7.1
Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961
7.7
View all
marriage
marriage movies
The Young Victoria 2009
7.3
Couples Retreat 2009
5.5
Big Eyes 2014
7.0
Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005
6.5
The Duchess 2008
6.9
View all