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Yana's Friends (1999)
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Yana's Friends (1999)
Original name: Ha-Chaverim Shel Yana
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three parallel stories of immigrants in Tel Aviv during the Gulf War and about coming together while sealed in a room during the Scud attacks.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gulf war, immigrants, pregnancy, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, society, couples, opposites attract, wartime life, dog, police, russian, photograph, airport, letter, israeli, video cassette, camera, wheelchair, news report, topless, gas mask, siren ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, society and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Yana's Friends: Afula Express (1997), Alex Is Lovesick (1986), The Dog Trick (2002), Amira & Sam (2014), Late Marriage (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Afula Express (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David is a garage electrician, who dreamt all of his life of becoming a magician, but had no luck in it. His girlfriend Batya wants an ordinary life, but David is still looking for his dream, so he links up with Romanian immigrant Shimon, who is an ...
Style: touching, offbeat, sentimental, uplifting, witty ...
Plot: couples, romance, couple relations, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, failed attempt, wizards and magicians, magician, magic, cashier
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, young heroes, love and romance, teenage life, youth, parents and children, fall in love, romance, teenage love, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, couples, wooing, romance, love and romance, taxi driver, student, dog, jogging, dog walker, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, iraq veteran, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, culture clash, forbidden love, life is a bitch, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, social differences, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, forced marriage, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, society, family problems, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couples, looking for love, opposites attract, workplace, family relations, parents and children, romance, love and romance, workplace situations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Wild About Harry (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, starting over, romance, hopes, couple relations, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, couples, politician, cooking, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ⇓
59%
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The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, talky, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, track down, couple relations, romance, friendship between men, male friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, fall in love, unlikely couple, terminal illness, romance, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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I Will Survive (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, single parent, family relations, coming out, romance, dealing with death, couple relations, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, tense, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, parents and children, love and romance, romance, wooing, dishonesty, family relations, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Charly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: couples, romance, opposites attract, wooing, religions or cults, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, dating, latter day saints, male female relationship ...
Time: future
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, unlikely couple, introspection, love and romance, couples, disorder, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations, dogma, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: touching, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, youth, family relations, couples, on the road, couple relations, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, female director, marriage, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
44%
English Babu Desi Mem (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Vikram Mayur, a wealthy Indian, born and raised in England, returns to his ancestral home in Bombay, India to look up his late brother's eight-year-old son Nandu raised by his caring aunt Bijuriya in which Vikram is torn between choosing to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, bollywood, couple relations, family gatherings, love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, moral dilemma, family life, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, misfit, society, religions or cults, family relations, immigrants, parents and children, fall in love, romance, love and romance, ukrainian, emigration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.9
 19K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, transplant, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, coincidence, couples, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, couple relations, romance, introspection, couples, fall in love, love and romance, african american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, infidelity, family relations, family life, couple relations, romance, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Baby Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, gay, family relations, society, romance, pregnancy, marriage, surrogate mother, escapades, money, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, starting over, family problems, couples, unemployment, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, romance, bollywood, bored housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, singapore, india, asia, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.5
 7K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, single parent, rich and poor, couple relations, romance, society, family relations, couples, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Ramji Tiwari and his sister, Parvati, had their parents pass away at an early age. Ramji is a skilled cook, and is familiar with all aspects of vegetarian cooking. He arranges Parvati's marriage with the Mishra family, promises to pay a large ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: culture clash, romance, uneducated, weakness, fish out of water, disorder, couples, fall in love, love and romance, guru, misfit, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
What Rats Won't Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: legal, romance, hotshot lawyer, legal action, rivalry, opposites attract, couples, society, love and romance, dedicated lawyer, power relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Nigeria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Oscar-winner Colin Firth stars in this heart-warming cross-cultural romantic comedy set in the idyllic South of France. Nimi, a beautiful Nigerian single mother to son Sammy, is under pressure from her family to find a suitable husband and who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, single parent, homecoming, opposites attract, village, looking for love, dishonesty, death in the family, estrangement, love affair, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Flowers from Another World (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Patricia, a woman from Dominican Republic, needs a home and an economic security that her illegal status in Madrid does not provide her. Milady, twenty, born in Havana and dying to travel the world. Marirosi has a job, a home, and the most complete ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: gender, love affair, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couple relations, looking for sex, fall in love, hopes, village life, immigrants, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, train wreck, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, rise to the top, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 32K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, social differences, society, nothing goes right, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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