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: heist, prostitute, romance, crimes, love and romance, teenage life, drug dealing, nothing goes right, disorder, dishonesty, love, money, police officer, hiv, pimp, agoraphobia, male female relationship, steroids, dominatrix, hidden identity, roommate, drug bust, impersonating a police officer, missing father, cash ...
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, love, fall in love and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like I'll Make You Happy: Soft Shell Man (2001), Private Fears in Public Places (2006), Meet Prince Charming (2002), All Relative (2014), I'll Take You There (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: best friend, travel, life turned upside down, love triangle, fish out of water, redemption, romance, dishonesty, hopes, couples, male female relationship, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, paris france, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, family relations, love and romance, mind game, romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, hidden identity, opposites attract, couples, romance, fall in love, disorder, neighbor, dating, sex scene, making love, online dating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: humorous, tense, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, romance, parents and children, wooing, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, love, stepmother stepson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love and romance, dishonesty, stalking, romance, crimes, unfulfillment, best friends, couples, wild ride, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 462
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, realistic, humorous, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, romance, gangsters, dishonesty, obsessive quest, cons and scams, crime gone awry, disorder, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, slovakia, central europe, vienna, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, realistic, semi serious, touching, romantic ...
Plot: friendship, partners, friends, buddies, love and romance, gender, couples, twentysomething life, love affair, mistaken identity, love, gay friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 2K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, pimp, misfit, drug dealing, crimes, prostitute, criminal heroes, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.4
 92
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: introspection, romance, starting over, love and romance, love triangle, therapy, dream, industry, depression, secret, pets
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, emotional, art house, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, chinese, romance, gay, street life, misfit, love and romance, hopes, society, instructor, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, new york, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: couples, gangsters, crimes, romance, society, master and servant, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, wedding, attempted rape, fight ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: diner, farce, couples, disorder, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, womanizer, nothing goes right, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, couples, fish out of water, strong female presence, nothing goes right, disorder, misfit, twentysomething life, east asian woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: romance, chaos and mayhem, farce, family business, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, down on your luck, murder, disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
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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: funny, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, dishonesty, pregnancy, unemployment, wooing, cons and scams, family relations, estate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love, convict, couples, hopes, prostitute, romance, starting over, addiction, destiny, vengeance, haunted by the past, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, life turned upside down, couple relations, comedy of errors, fall in love, infidelity, dishonesty, buddies, love and romance, disorder, couples, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental
Plot: age difference, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, musician's life, switching roles, youth, teenage life, rock, self discovery, fall in love, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wedding, pregnancy, criminal's revenge, love and romance, elderly lovers, chase, on the run, drug dealing, society, romance, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, scenic, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, looking for love, romance, youth, love and romance, disorder, teenage life, looking for sex, love triangle, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fetching Cody (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Art, a drug-addicted dealer and hustler, arrives at his girlfriend Cody's apartment to find that she has overdosed on heroin. He tries to fix things by traveling back in time in an attempt to prevent her death.
Style: semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time machine, time travel, love affair, couples, romance, addiction, drug abuse, overdose, pimp, hopes, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Milenge Milenge (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magic happens, if you let it; and sometimes even fate or destiny, or whatever you want to call it, steps in to lend a hand. But when it concerns love, and finding that special person you're going to spend the rest of your life with, should you ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, looking for love, diary, college student, hindi
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 1K
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: on the road, lovers reunited, couple relations, love and romance, lost love, love, mental illness, parents and children, kidnapping, adoption, romance, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.4
 436
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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Have Found It (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Two young women with differing views on love find themselves with three suitors. Sowmya (Tabu) attracts the attention of aspiring film director Manohar (Ajith), while wounded Captain Bala (Mammootty) falls for her younger, hopelessly romantic ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: inheritance, sister sister relationship, couples, filmmaking, family relations, siblings relations, romance, soldier, love and romance, love triangle, age difference, marriage proposal ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Crazy from the Heart (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, interracial relations, social differences, small town, self discovery, love affair, workplace romance, small town life, looking for love, fall in love, couples, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Those Seven Days (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was to be a music director. He too was in love with her but ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hopes, love and romance, family, romance, couples, true love, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, suicide attempt, sick mother, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, couples, disorder, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, misfit, nothing goes right, love and romance, fish out of water, crimes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, taiwan, paris france, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 5K
Flying Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Colin, an ambitious young American businessman, has a deal with a potential client, a rich Arab sheikh who is a passionate pigeon fancier. The sheikh has tried several times to buy a champion pigeon, but the owner continues to stubbornly refuse his ...
Style: touching, serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, hidden identity, young lovers, fall in love, fish out of water, dishonesty, romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 105
Parsley Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young woman mulls how to terminate her unwanted pregnancy and whether to leave her boyfriend.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sexual, experimental ...
Plot: pregnancy, starting over, romance, couples, hopes, love and romance, family problems, adoption, breakup, youth, babies and infants, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%