Movies like Brown Sugar

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Brown Sugar (2002)
 6.5
 8K
Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, sexy, clever, realistic, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, looking for love, fall in love, music, black romance, couples, music business, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, aspiring musician, wedding, break up, breakup, best friends, friends, couple relations, love and romance, journalism, hopes, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Brown Sugar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, dialogue, destiny, storytelling and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Brown Sugar: The Best Man (1999), Moonstruck (1987), The Thing Called Love (1993), Bigger Than the Sky (2005), Shall We Dance (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, couple relations, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, african american, friendship between men, college friend ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 47K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, 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, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, love and romance, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, love triangle, starting over, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, play within film, mine, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 42K
Shall We Dance (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couple relations, dancer's life, friendship, teachers and students, follow your dream, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, hopes, couples, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, breakup, comedy of errors, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, couple relations, opposites attract, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 4K
Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, female friendship, couple relations, human nature, midlife crisis, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, makeover, professor, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, venice, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, opposites attract, introspection, looking for love, comedy of errors, friendship, family relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, secret love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, love and romance, best friends, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, thirtysomething life, love affair, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wedding Singer (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robbie, a local rock star turned wedding singer, is dumped on the day of his wedding. Meanwhile, waitress Julia finally sets a wedding date with her fiancée Glenn. When Julia and Robbie meet and hit it off, they find that things are more ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love story, wedding, infidelity, marriage proposal, romance, looking for love, couple relations, friends, dishonesty, music band, wedding reception ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: new jersey, usa, nevada, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 4K
The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, love triangle, fall in love, romance, couples, cons and scams, writers, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 840
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, friendship, society, dating, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, coming out, gays and lesbians, brother sister relationship, women, lesbianism, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flying, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friends, romance, relationships, birthday, love and romance, cheating, wedding, love triangle, lie, rose, lawyer, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, best friends in love, breakup, looking for love, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 2K
Angie (1994)
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, sentimental, intense, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, human nature, female protagonist, eccentricity, pregnant woman nude, twists & turns, working class, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, single parent, vacation, female protagonist, age difference, romance, social differences, youth, opposites attract, self discovery, love affair, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, san francisco, usa, new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 8K
Paper Heart (2009)
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, feel good, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: interracial romance, friendship, true love, fall in love, filmmaking, looking for love, romance, human nature, hopes, couples, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, california, nevada, toronto ontario canada, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 12K
Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, white male black female relationship, racism, prejudice, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love, career woman, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bowling, infidelity, bowling alley, friendship, professor, alimony, romance, couples, hopes, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sincere, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, couples, hopes, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 24K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, couples, looking for love, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Marrying Man (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charley Pearl, wealthy heir and gadabout, is slated to marry Adele, the daughter of a Hollywood tycoon. But, during a wild bachelor party in Las Vegas, Charley strikes up a flirtation with nightclub crooner Vicki Anderson that soon leads to her ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, nightclub, love affair, lovers reunited, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, love and romance, gangsters, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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