Movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
 5.9
 2K
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, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, starting over, hopes, love affair, urban, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, romance, male female relationship, veterinarian, fish, delusion, polish american, italian american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston

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Most similar movies to Everybody Wants to Be Italian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, couple relations and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian: A Case of You (2013), Stranded in Paradise (2014), Pipe Dream (2002), Black Coffee (2014), All Relative (2014). 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: fall in love, writer's life, wooing, looking for love, win over, disorder, hidden identity, romance, dishonesty, internet dating, false identity, cyberspace ...
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: uplifting, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, hopes, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance, confined, love affair, disorder, starting over, isolation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 935
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: feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: frame up, filmmaking, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, romance, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, hidden identity, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.8
 663
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unemployment, love triangle, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, friendship, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.4
 1K
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dishonesty, disorder, wooing, hidden identity, family relations, romance, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, love and romance, romance, hopes, relationship vs career, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, disorder, midlife crisis, true love, love triangle, win over, thirtysomething life, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.2
 6K
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: romance, couples, mistaken identity, disorder, fall in love, journalism, dishonesty, stock broker, overnight success, impersonating, encounter, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: taxi driver, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, romance, taxi, on the road, couples, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, singleness, couple relations, disorder, couples, family business, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, single parent, romance, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, privacy invasion, overbearing, writer's life, pretense, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: talky, realistic, touching, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: support group, starting over, thanksgiving, love triangle, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, love affair, couples, self discovery, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 654
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: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, twentysomething life, overbearing, love and romance, romance, looking for love, wooing, love affair, couples, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Falling for Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, city life, interracial relations, romance, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, humorous, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 6K
Results (2015)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, life turned upside down, love and romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace situations, fall in love, workplace, disorder, workplace romance, power relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 801
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, looking for love, love triangle, cheating girlfriend, dinner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, romance, couple relations, workplace, urban, unemployment, fall in love, singleness, friends, human spirit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hidden identity, family relations, snobbism, fall in love, romance, cons and scams, unlikely couple, family gatherings, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 7K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, disorder, self fulfillment, couples, opposites attract, self discovery, tourist, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 628
Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disability, looking for love, disorder, dishonesty, social misfits, cons and scams, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, misfit, unknown father, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Romantic Debtors (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A policeman in debt is constantly called by a woman working to collect his debt. When they meet by accident they attracted to each other, and does not realize they already have a hostile phone-relationship.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, disorder, couples, opposites attract, urban, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, debt, hidden identity, debt collector
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, romance, fall in love, love and romance, singleness, imaginary, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, fish out of water, love triangle, starting over, couples, disorder, friends, fall in love, romance, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, urban, couples, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love and Magnets (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Back in Montréal after spending five years in Guatemala, Julie moves in with her elder sister, Jeanne, a chronic liar and woman of rather loose sexual morals... Disillusioned with love, Jeanne is nevertheless engaged to Noël. However, Jeanne and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, disorder, couples, dishonesty, family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, sexual relations, romance, communication problem, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 76K
New Year's Eve (2011)
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: touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: new year, looking for love, love and romance, singleness, hopes, couple relations, starting over, couples, new year's eve, multiple storylines, meaningful kiss, caterer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: offbeat, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, hopes, unlikely couple, romance, wooing, disorder, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, airport, suitcase, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Divorce French Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ariane, a young French violinist, accepts the marriage proposal of Christen, an irresistible conductor. Only problem: she's a little bit ... married! Separated for two years with Nino, an Italian teacher with a strong character, she manages to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%