Movies like Comfort and Joy

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Comfort and Joy (1984)
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Comfort and Joy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, based on true events
Audience: date night
Plot: ice cream, ice cream truck, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, radio show, vigilantism, amateur detective, couples, small town life, opposites attract, introspection, small town, boss and employee, culture clash, screwball, uninhibited rivalry, social relations, holiday, rivalry, christmas, dream, radio, bmw, redhead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Comfort and Joy: Local Hero (1983), Taking Chances (2009), Miss Firecracker (1989), Queen of Hearts (1989), My Last Five Girlfriends (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, village, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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100%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, beauty pageant, love and romance, contests and competitions, human nature, parents and children, couples, family problems, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, profanity, coming of age, love and romance, immigrants, youth, society, couples, family relations, family problems, eccentric family, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, wooing, breakup, romance, fall in love, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couple relations, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, couple relations, social differences, romance, parents and children, fall in love, intrigue, couples, power relations, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, drunkenness, journalist, actress
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Funny Farm (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, farce, city country contrast, chase, yuppie, couples, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Complete Idiot (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Tommy Jaud's bestselling novel, this comedy focuses on a dispassionate clerk and his set-backs in life. 29-year-old Simon works in a phone shop, but his thoughts just circle around finding a new girl-friend after being left by his last ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, wooing, best friend, silly humor, unlikely couple, looking for sex, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, historian, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, professor, couples, actor's life, young lovers, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, love and romance, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, couples, holiday, contest, pizzeria, santa claus, dancing, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, fall in love, couples, pets, romance, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, heroic mission, down on your luck, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, silly humor, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, lifestyle, introspection, aging, romance, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, showbiz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Where Is Parsifal? (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tucked away in his castle, a hypochondriac inventor plays generous host to a revolving cast of wacky guests. But to pay off his mounting debts, he must sell either a powerful businessman or a rich gypsy on his latest creation: a laser skywriter.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mad scientist, social misfits, inventions and discoveries, palaces castles and temples, social relations, marital problem, bare breasts, money problems, invention, dinner party, roller skating
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his schoolfriends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it ...
Style: feel good, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friends, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unemployment, couples, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, midlife crisis, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, love and romance, nothing goes right, singleness, couples, disorder, romance, falling in love, fall in love, personal growth, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Opposite of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An on-again/off-again couple lays out their ideas on how their relationship should work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: breakup, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, renewed love, sister sister relationship, show business, showbiz, firefighter, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: relocation, house, love and romance, society, social differences, couples, family relations, property, moving
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Gregory's Two Girls (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a local factory they want their teacher to help them expose the wrong-doer, who ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, touching, realistic ...
Plot: school, conspiracy, youth, dedicated educator, campaign, injustice, power relations, sexual content, idealism, computers and web, comedy of errors, arms dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, suburban life, family life, couple relations, bittersweet, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, romance, summer vacation, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian, opposites attract, friendship, forbidden love, looking for love, family business, love affair, homecoming, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Move Along, There is Nothing to See (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Inspector Leroux is investigating the owner of a contemporary art gallery Helen Duvernet who is suspected of being involved in trafficking of stolen paintings. He is both intrigued and attracted by the young woman, follows her everywhere and finally ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: criminal heroes, fighting the system, love and romance, tragic hero, crime, crimes, performer's life, heist, woman in danger, destructive relationship, fall in love, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, writer's life, society, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, disorder, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Women Who Flirt (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Zhang Hui is told by long-time best friend Xiao Gong that he has a new girlfriend, she is determined to learn new tricks to gain him back. Based on the novel written by Luo Fuman, "Everyone Loves Tender Women".
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, rivalry, flirting, disorder, friendship, fall in love, seduction, couples, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Santa Maradona (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, lifestyle, buddies, human nature, youth, college, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%