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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, europe, glasgow scotland

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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, lifestyle and social relations 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, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, 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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, partners, couples, small town life, unlikely partners, romance, small town, hopes, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, family life, family problems, couples, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, society, love and romance, youth, coming of age, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, immigrants, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, romance, breakup, wooing, true love, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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24%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, hopes, social relations, small town life, love and romance, actress, journalist, drunkenness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, social differences, couple relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, intrigue, power relations, couples, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: lifestyle, looking for love, couples, fall in love, wooing, love and romance, romance, best friend, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, silly humor, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, couples, rivalry, contests and competitions, holiday, contest, santa claus, pizzeria, promotion, male model ...
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, couples, social relations, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, introspection, lifestyle, aging, screwball, hopes, actor's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, couples, unemployment, lifestyle, love and romance, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, unlikely couple, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, sincere ...
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 ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, nothing goes right, love and romance, singleness, couples, disorder, romance, fall in love, falling in love, personal growth, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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%
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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: professor, historian, actor, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, young lovers, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: inventions and discoveries, palaces castles and temples, social relations, social misfits, mad scientist, bare breasts, money problems, invention, dinner party, roller skating, marital problem
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, love triangle, love affair, homecoming, friendship, family business, forbidden love, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, london, england, taj mahal
⇓ 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, semi serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, school, society, arms dealing, love and romance, dedicated educator, youth, campaign, injustice, power relations, sexual content, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, family relations, couples, society, love and romance, moving, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riley Thomas is sent by her profit-obsessed boss to shut down one of the company’s holdings, a small outerwear company in Vermont, for missing profit targets. Riley finds that the company is the lifeblood of a town and, instead of closing down the ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, corporation, female executive, businessman, love interest, small town, small business, fish out of water, male female relationship, life philosophy, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, society, writer's life, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, romance, love and romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, rivalry, flirting, friendship, disorder, fall in love, seduction, love and romance, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, couples ...
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, human nature, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples, twentysomething life, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
A Woman as a Friend (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Francis and Claudia are good friends . He is a lawyer, she is veterinary doctor. Among them there are no secrets , until John arrives. Claudia decides to marry him. Francis realizes that friendship between man and women is more complicated.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, couples, social relations, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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