Movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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Everybody Wants to Be Italian
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells everyone she's his girlfriend, including Marisa, a veterinarian his employees set him up with at the Italian singles club. She's interested in him until he tells her about his girlfriend, then he's persistent in asking her to be his friend. As the friendship bumps along, Jake realizes that reality may be better than fantasy, but what if Isabella changes her mind about Jake, and what if it comes out that Marisa, like Jake, isn't Italian?
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, romance, urban, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, disorder, italian american, polish american, fish, veterinarian, delusion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
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90 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, hopes, lifestyle and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian: A Case of You (2013), New Year's Eve (2011), Falling for Grace (2006), Holiday Engagement (2011), The Answer Man (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Case of You
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, urban, hidden identity, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, computers and web, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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New Year's Eve
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Falling for Grace
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. Nothing is as it seems absorbing drama. What will happen to this ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Holiday Engagement
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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The Answer Man
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
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Ed's Next Move
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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At Middleton
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, romance, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Christmas Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Wendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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    User:   49%
 
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Lola Versus
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, ...
Style: talky, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, urban, introspection, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes, love and romance, disorder, best friends, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With just weeks before their royal wedding, Paige and Edvard find their relationship and the Danish monarchy in jeopardy when an old law is brought to light, stating that an unmarried heir to the throne may marry only a woman of noble blood or else ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, romance, intrigue, opposites attract, college, looking for love, love affair, social differences, prince, wedding, true love, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
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Place: new york, usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Serendipity
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, romance, shopping, wedding, best friends, love story, happy ending, true love, urban, serendipity, relationships, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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A Christmas Wedding Date
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being fired, Rebecca hours back to her old home town to attend her friends wedding on Christmas Eve and visit her mother. But when she tries to return home she finds she must relive Christmas Eve over and over until she gets it right.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Plot: fall in love, romance, small town, love and romance, disorder, couple relations, looking for love, time loop, scolding, infidelity, christmas, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Results
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Boynton Beach Club
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, golden years, romance, single parent, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children, sexual relations, singleness, midlife crisis, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Hope Springs
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, hotel, opposites attract, starting over, culture clash, happy ending, couple relations, pornography, looking for love, family, destiny ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, clever, semi serious, melancholic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, opposites attract, romance, love affair, love and romance, small town, couples, saleswoman, inheritance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, brazil
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Starting Over
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, self discovery, couple relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, thanksgiving, couples, infidelity, love triangle, blind date ...
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Place: boston, usa
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Never Again
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, college, introspection, bar, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Dish & the Spoon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, young lovers, breakup, life turned upside down, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, infidelity, unlikely couple, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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The Other End of the Line
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, romance, culture clash, dishonesty, couples, disorder, hidden identity, call center, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, love and romance ...
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Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy is a 2003 independent film adaptation/updating of Jane Austen's novel, set in modern-day Provo, Utah, at Brigham Young University. The characters are Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, looking for love, wooing, university, college, fall in love, love and romance, mormon, couples, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, england
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Excuse Me for Living
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A charming, suicidal druggie must obey his rehab-clinic's demand to lead a seniors men's group or face incarceration and lose the love of his psychiatrist's daughter.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, rehabilitation, doctors and patients, addiction, clinic, romance, drug abuse, power relations, fall in love, wooing, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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