Movies like I'll Make You Happy

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I'll Make You Happy (1999)
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I'll Make You Happy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Story: A young hooker must find the money to send her roommate to Tibet in order to fulfill his dreams. She discovers plans for an illegal steroid deal going down between her pimp and a coke addict. Her and the girls, a new male friend, and her agoraphobic, HIV positive father pull off the biggest heist of their lives when they manage to get away clean with the money.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, heist, teenage life, crimes, romance, drug dealing, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, love, money, male female relationship, hiv, pimp, agoraphobia, steroids, dominatrix, roommate, hidden identity, police officer, drug bust, impersonating a police officer, cash, hiv aids
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to I'll Make You Happy

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, disorder, couple relations, dishonesty and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I'll Make You Happy: Private Fears in Public Places (2006), Meet Prince Charming (2002), Your Life in 65 (2006), Soft Shell Man (2001), Blue Moon (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, mind game, love and romance, romance, couple relations, looking for love, siblings relations, human nature, parents and children, couples, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jonathan 'Jack' Harris is a waiter, who hopes to start a newspaper called The Tribeca Times, after the part of Manhattan where he lives, and while struggling to find advertisers and stories decides to do one on Internet dating services, so ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, opposites attract, hidden identity, fall in love, couples, romance, disorder, internet dating, computers and web, love and romance, misfit, butt naked ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Your Life in 65 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Sunday, three young friends read the obituary of a schoolmate with whom long ago they lost contact. They go to the morgue and realize that they are wrong: that burial is not that of their fellow student. From this, the confusion and random weave a ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: friendship, partners, friends, love affair, twentysomething life, couples, mistaken identity, love and romance, buddies, gender, love, gay friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.2
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Soft Shell Man (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An emotionally immature underwater photographer returns home to an affair with his best friend's deaf girlfriend and unresolved issues with the wife he left six months before.
Style: psychological, sincere, semi serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: best friend, travel, underwater, underwater scene, life turned upside down, love triangle, romance, dishonesty, hopes, fish out of water, redemption, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, paris france, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 453
Blue Moon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After screwing up a money exchange a Viennese small-time crook accompanied by a Russian hostess hits the road to the East.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, cons and scams, obsessive quest, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, romance, crime, love and romance, on the run, crimes, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, slovakia, eastern europe, vienna, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Steve + Sky (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Steve + Sky is a story about two struggling teenagers who are trying to find their own place in the world. He is a small-time crook recently released from prison and she is a prostitute craving some love and affection. They find each other in an ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, love affair, misfit, crimes, criminal heroes, prostitute, drug dealing, pimp, prison ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
How Much Do You Love Me? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, Fran├žois goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, pimp, goofy hero, comedy of errors, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, romance, lifestyle, proposal, lottery winner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Letting Go (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, strangled at work, and tormented at home, Joel Slater is desperately searching for a way to juggle his life. But sometimes, the secret to happiness begins with letting go.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: introspection, starting over, romance, love and romance, therapy, love triangle, depression, dream, industry, secret, pets
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, disorder, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hotaru the Movie: It's Only a Little Light in My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set two years after after "Hotaru no Hikari" drama series, Hotaru Amemiya learns that her boss and now husband Seichi Takano has dreamed of vacationing in Rome, Italy like in the movie "Roman Holiday". Hotaru then makes plans to ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, strong female presence, misfit, nothing goes right, disorder, twentysomething life, fish out of water, east asian woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I'll Take You There (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman forces a man to move forward with his life after his wife dumps him.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: obsession, opposites attract, love and romance, crumbling marriage, crime, best friends, romance, crimes, stalking, dishonesty, unfulfillment, shallowness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Oath of Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Raja Bhaiya (Mithun Chakraborty) and his friend Charan (Satish Kaushik) come to a city to make a living. Failed in their attempts to find a job, one day, they are teased and ragged by Kallu Dada (Ranjeet). The quarrel gets physical, which Raja ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, couples, romance, master and servant, love and romance, crimes, gangsters, society, wedding, parents and children, jail, attempted rape ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: witty, touching, humorous, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, wizards and magicians, failed attempt, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, romance, cashier, magic, magician
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
As You Like It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden - set in ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, talky, offbeat
Plot: exile, gender bending, fall in love, mistaken identity, young lovers, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, disorder, cons and scams, royal family, gender ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Forever Lulu (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the road, lovers reunited, couple relations, love and romance, lost love, parents and children, mental illness, misfit, romance, kidnapping, adoption, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sooner or Later (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what will Michael do when he discovers the truth?
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, fall in love, make believe, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, musician's life, romance, self discovery, teenage life, pretense, rock ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 1K
Wild Roomies (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, looking for love, youth, romance, love and romance, teenage life, college, love triangle, college life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
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Intergirl (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, loveless marriage, society, family relations, couples, romance, starting over, materialism, culture clash, money, foreigner, marriage for money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, sweden, europe, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 554
Game (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Kenya
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Widowed Sulakshana Devi is a wealthy industrialist and lives a very wealthy, though hectic lifestyle with her only son, Ravi, and nephew, Balwant. While returning from overseas, she is told that Ravi has met with an accident and has been killed. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: unemployment, pregnancy, wooing, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely couple, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Icharus Broken (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After four years in prison, Bobby is released into a world he no longer recognizes. His exgirlfriend Penny is abusing drugs. Their daughter is in foster care. Bobby's sister is in the process of rebuilding her life after a bad relationship.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: love, prostitute, romance, hopes, couples, starting over, haunted by the past, vengeance, drug abuse, addiction, destiny, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
For Love or Money (1993)
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 197
Mr. Write (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aspiring writer (with no talent) gets a job on a TV commercial, falls for an advertising executive.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, writer's life, opposites attract, lifestyle, nothing goes right, down on your luck, love triangle, actor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, down on your luck, city life, fish out of water, love affair, misfit, love and romance, lovers reunited, tragic love, friendship, urban, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north america, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath is a multi-millionaire industrialist, who lives in a palatial house, with his only chid, a son named Vijay. Vijay has been literally born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and indulges in life's temptations and weaknesses to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, pregnancy, family relations, police detective, couples, society, love and romance, drug dealing, on the run, elderly lovers, mistaken identity, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 385
Mambo Caf? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: restaurant, farce, family business, chaos and mayhem, romance, disorder, family relations, down on your luck, family life, nothing goes right, murder, mexican american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A French Gigolo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco leads a double life. As Marco, he is a construction worker but rich ladies craving sexual excitation know him as Patrick. As Marco he is married to Fanny, an ambitious young woman who has opened her own hairdressing salon in partnership with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, beauty salon, infidelity, prostitute, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, working class, disorder, couples, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, couples, male female relationship, marriage proposal, relationships, tragic love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 2K
I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Denise Richards plays Lauren, a divorced wedding-planner who falls for the groom-to-be (Dean Cain).
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: event planner, infidelity, wedding, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, mistaken identity, fall in love, arranged marriage, couples, unfulfillment, wedding planner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When longtime friends Joey Fortone and Lenny Kaminski get together, the race is on to get one up on the other. Their fantasies abound and their results lag far behind.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: diner, storytelling, urban, destiny, looking for love, nothing goes right, buddies, love and romance, romance, womanizer, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%