Movies like Broken English

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Broken English (2007)
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Broken English (2007)
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: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy, touching, humorous, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, loneliness, dating, language barrier, sexual relations, friends, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, urban, couples, hung over, overbearing, anniversary, french, drinking, hotel, marriage, dancing, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, new york, croatia, usa, europe, manhattan new york city, paris france ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sweet films with plots about love and romance, romance, dialogue, mentor, relationships, destiny and love story mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Broken English: Friends with Kids (2011), Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012), Crush (2001), Happythankyoumoreplease (2010), Something Borrowed (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friends with Kids (2011)
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
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95%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, hopes, breakup, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, pregnancy, friendship, romance, couples, human nature, friends, police detective, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
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, melancholic, sweet, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, lifestyle, couples, writer's life, friendship, relationships, african american, singer, lost child, thirtysomething life, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Something Borrowed (2011)
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, sentimental, feel good, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friends, birthday, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, love and romance, unfulfilled love, encounter, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, makeover, mathematics, professor, friendship, self discovery, university, starting over, literature ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
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, romantic, sweet, emotional, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, girlfriend, college, journalist, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, campus, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Before We Go (2014)
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, art, jazz musician, stranger, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
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, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, best friends, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, feminism, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Tadpole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, stepmother stepson relationship, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, youth, couples, family life, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, romance, city life, fall in love, couple relations, young lovers, lifestyle, couples, looking for love, old love, first love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teen drama, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, relationships, love, platonic, heartache, couples, fall in love, architect, unfulfilled love, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, witty, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: diary, love and romance, looking for love, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, workplace romance, christmas, love triangle, holiday, couples, infidelity, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friends, fall in love, friendship, restaurant, young people, love story, twentysomething life, casual sex, seduction, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Prime (2005)
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, fall in love, love affair, thirtysomething life, couples, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, lifestyle, gender, friends, couples, looking for love, couple relations, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity, comedy of errors, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
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Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, best friends, twentysomething life, sexual relations, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, advertising, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, couples, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, unlikely couple, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, age difference, mistress, love triangle, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, dating, adultery, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sexy, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: women, looking for love, battle of the sexes, love affair, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, dating, loneliness, looking for love, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, city life, love and romance, siblings relations, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: age difference, opposites attract, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, unlikely relationship, golden years, up and down relationship, ladykiller, aging, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, caribbean, paris france, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, couple relations, self discovery, romance, couples, family life, friendship, parents and children, midlife crisis, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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