Movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
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, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, hopes, love affair, hidden identity, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, romance, urban, male female relationship, veterinarian, fish, delusion, polish american, jogging, italian american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, dishonesty and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian: A Case of You (2013), Stranded in Paradise (2014), The Answer Man (2009), The Shrink Is In (2001), On the Edge (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Case of You (2013)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, win over, writer's life, fall in love, romance, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, false identity, internet dating, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Stranded in Paradise (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a driven HR exec loses her high-powered job, she travels to Puerto Rico in an attempt to save her career at a business conference. But as the trip quickly becomes a disaster and a hurricane shuts down the whole island, she meets a handsome ...
Style: touching, feel good, light, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, confined, fall in love, isolation, starting over, disorder, hopes, nothing goes right, strong female presence, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Answer Man (2009)
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, human nature, fall in love, romance, hopes, single parent, love and romance, writer's life, family relations, couple relations, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Shrink Is In (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, mistaken identity, love triangle, looking for love, love affair, dishonesty, true love, disorder, romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.7
 663
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, wooing, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, twentysomething life, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 942
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder, actor's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, fall in love, frame up, boss and employee, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 2K
Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, no panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, romance, small town, love and romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Starting Over (1979)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, hopes, love affair, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, hidden identity, love and romance, wooing, dishonesty, workplace romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 7K
Good Advice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: stock broker, romance, mistaken identity, couples, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, journalism, overnight success, impersonating, encounter, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 671
Remember Me? (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sharing the same psychologist, a kleptomaniac (Robert) that writes stories a bit too realistic and scary for kids, and a narcoleptic (Beatrice) that documents everything in her life, begin to see that love can be a cure for their ailments. But ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, fall in love, memory loss, misfit, social misfits, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
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Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Marigold Lexton, an American actress who gets stranded in Mumbai and lands a minor role in a Bollywood musical. She meets Prem, the film's choreographer, and undergoes a personal transformation as she experiences ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, looking for love, showbiz, love triangle, actor's life, workplace romance, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, disorder, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Woman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gender bending, dishonesty, filmmaking, gender, camera shot of bare feet, barefoot male ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, fall in love, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couple relations, couples, romance, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, love triangle, starting over, couples, fall in love, romance, couple relations, play within film, mine, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 7K
Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: taxi driver, love and romance, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, couples, on the road, disorder, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.5
 8K
At Middleton (2013)
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, self discovery, fall in love, self fulfillment, opposites attract, couples, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Holiday Engagement (2011)
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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, snobbism, unlikely couple, cons and scams, disorder, romance, fall in love, hidden identity, dishonesty, couples, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, touching, semi serious, tense, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, love and romance, fall in love, romance, disorder, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, wooing, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 3K
Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, disorder, mentally unstable, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love in the Buff (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When old flames reunite, will it be second time's the charm or a case of once bitten twice shy? Jimmy and Cherie, two ex-lovers from Hong Kong, cross paths in Beijing and can't seem to forget each other, despite being involved with someone ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, hopes, love and romance, relationship vs career, couples, starting over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, wooing, destiny, hopes, disorder, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, computer virus, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Other End of the Line (2008)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: call center, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, romance, disorder, wedding, culture clash, dishonesty, social differences, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 79K
New Year's Eve (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: new year, new year's eve, looking for love, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, starting over, multiple storylines, meaningful kiss, couples, caterer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, lifestyle, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, couples, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, breakup, wooing, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: accountant, true love, physical appearance, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, teaching the ways of the world, meaningful kiss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, unlikely couple, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%