Movies like Cactus Flower

If you like "Cactus Flower" you are looking for witty, humorous and sexy movies about / with romance, dishonesty, love and romance, farce, mentor, hidden identity and period piece themes of Comedy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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
Cactus Flower (1969)
 7.2
 8K
Cactus Flower
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having fabricated a wife and three children, Julian readily accepts when his devoted nurse, Stephanie, who has secretly loved Julian for years, offers to act as his wife and demand a divorce.
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, touching, feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, dishonesty, love and romance, farce, mentor, hidden identity, period piece, couple relations, divorce, adaptation, love story, love triangle, chase, cons and scams, marriage, sacrifice, nurse, fall in love, destiny, catastrophe, couples, happy ending, justice, alter ego, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, mine, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
The Odd Couple
Comedy
USA
105 min.
 7.7
Play It Again, Sam
Comedy, Romance
USA
85 min.
 7.7
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to Cactus Flower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and semi serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash, runaway, storytelling and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Cactus Flower: Seems Like Old Times (1980), Barefoot in the Park (1967), HouseSitter (1992), That Touch of Mink (1962), I.Q. (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
Seems Like Old Times
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny ...
Plot: farce, romance, dog, courtroom, nothing goes right, chase, bank robbery, unlikely criminals, screwball, lawyer, love triangle, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Barefoot in the Park
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is ...
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, romance, love, marriage, battle of the sexes, hotel, opposites attract, eccentricity, love story, relationships, period piece, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 19K
HouseSitter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, family, screwball, hidden identity, unlikely couple, divorce, couple relations, marriage, cons and scams, dishonesty, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
Movie in collections
That Touch of Mink
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, idealism, hotel, unlikely couple, love, psychiatrist, opposites attract, chase, mistaken identity, runaway, couple relations, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: baltimore, usa, new york, new jersey, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   61%
 
 6.2
 22K
I.Q.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: clever, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love story, happy ending, fall in love, destiny, love and romance, period piece, hidden identity, self discovery, mentor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 90s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   79%
 
 6.6
 36K
Roxanne
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, love triangle, love, happy ending, unfulfilled love, love story, physical appearance, chase, destiny, fall in love, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
 6.6
 2K
Plaza Suite
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, adultery, wedding, marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, dialogue, crumbling marriage, storytelling, greed, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   63%
 
Movie in collections
sexy movies
sexy
4288
farce movies
farce
1519
 6.4
 10K
Forget Paris
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, basketball, marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love story, happy ending, destiny, relationship vs career, relationships, couples, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   76%
 
 6.1
 7K
Out to Sea
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, buddies, dance, cons and scams, fall in love, crimes, farce, dishonesty, love and romance, mentor, widower, cruise ship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
 5.7
 4K
Speechless
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, politics, unlikely couple, store, love story, battle of the sexes, journalism, opposites attract, writers, destiny, political, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
Crossing Delancey
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, jewish, looking for love, matchmaking, judaism, relationships, parents and children, loneliness, love story, urban, singleness, writers ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   75%
 
The Truth About Cats & Dogs
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: witty, touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, dog, mistaken identity, love, radio, friendship, comedy of errors, hidden identity, love triangle, love story, looking for love, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
Mr. Wonderful
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, bowling, opposites attract, starting over, relationships, self discovery, infidelity, divorce, couple relations, happy ending, looking for love, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Cousins
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, wedding, love, friendship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, adultery, destiny, marriage, eccentric family, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 6.1
 17K
Three to Tango
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, gay, mistaken identity, architect, comedy of errors, couple relations, love triangle, homosexuality, stereotypes, love, dishonesty, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
That Old Feeling
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, fall in love, artists and showbiz, destiny, dishonesty, screwball, divorce, love and romance, family, chase, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 45K
Overboard
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: amnesia, romance, vengeance, love, memory, betrayal, verbal byplay, revenge, screwball, parents and children, marriage, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 39K
Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fish, buddies, hospital, unlikely friendships, chase, romance, love triangle, childhood, love and romance, gunfight, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
Grumpier Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family wedding reignites the ancient feud between next-door neighbors and fishing buddies John and Max. Meanwhile, a sultry Italian divorcée opens a restaurant at the local bait shop, alarming the locals who worry she'll scare the fish away. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Plot: romance, friendship, fish, vengeance, buddies, wedding, marriage, revenge, parents and children, couples, destiny, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Paris When It Sizzles
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, love, unlikely couple, writers, love story, happy ending, writer's life, destiny, dialogue, adaptation, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: europe, france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
Everyone Says I Love You
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, adultery, dysfunctional family, oldies, couple relations, music, dancing, love and romance, dance, hospital, couples, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: new york, europe, usa, venice, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
Picture Perfect
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love triangle, happy ending, workplace romance, relationships, shopping, nothing goes right, love story, women, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
 7.7
 28K
The Odd Couple
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, not serious, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, poker, suicide attempt, friends, divorce, screwball, buddies, odd couple, unlikely friendships, mentor, obsession, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Movie in collections
The Fortune Cookie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: lawyer, surveillance, hospital, football, odd couple, greed, cons and scams, dishonesty, farce, crime gone awry, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new jersey, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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:   37%
    User:   32%
 
Sidewalks of New York
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, divorce, marriage, relationships, human nature, dialogue driven, pornography, sex, urban, couple relations, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 7.1
 41K
Moonstruck
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: talky, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, infidelity, love, marriage, dysfunctional family, love triangle, relationships, love story, adultery, urban, parents and children, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 6.9
 95K
Serendipity
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, romance, shopping, wedding, best friends, love story, happy ending, true love, urban, serendipity, relationships, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 

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

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
For Love or Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, romance, betrayal, concierge, love story, couple relations, dreams, cons and scams, happy ending, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: europe, ireland, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
The MatchMaker
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, culture clash, small town, irish, politics, opposites attract, love story, beautiful scenery, dog, couple relations, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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
witty
witty movies
Bob's Burgers 2011
8.1
Intolerable Cruelty 2003
6.3
Californication 2007
8.3
Welcome to the Sticks 2008
7.1
The Big Bang Theory 2007
8.2
View all
humorous
humorous movies
American Pie 1999
7.0
Welcome to the Sticks 2008
7.1
Bruce Almighty 2003
6.7
The Hangover 2009
7.7
Serial 2014
7.0
View all
sexy
sexy movies
9½ Weeks 1986
5.9
Killing Me Softly 2002
5.5
Wild Orchid 1989
4.5
Original Sin 2001
6.0
Eyes Wide Shut 1999
7.4
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
dishonesty
dishonesty movies
The Invention of Lying 2009
6.4
Better Call Saul 2015
8.7
Liar Liar 1997
6.9
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007
6.0
There's Something About Mary 1998
7.1
View all
love and romance
love and romance movies
50 First Dates 2004
6.8
The Girl Next Door 2004
6.7
Love Loves Coincidences 2011
7.3
Romeo + Juliet 1996
6.8
Romeo and Juliet 1968
7.6
View all
farce
farce movies
Death at a Funeral 2007
7.4
Dracula: Dead and Loving It 1995
5.8
Robin Hood: Men in Tights 1993
6.7
The Heartbreak Kid 2007
5.8
Priceless 2006
7.0
View all