Movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
 5.8
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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, urban, romance, male female relationship, veterinarian, fish, delusion, polish american, italian american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa

Most similar movies to Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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, 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), Starting Over (1979), Pipe Dream (2002), Stranded in Paradise (2014), The Third Wheel (2002). 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, writer's life, win over, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, false identity, internet dating, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
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, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
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63%
 5.9
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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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, frame up, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, fall in love, boss and employee, hidden identity, actor's life, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, hopes, love affair, love and romance, confined, nothing goes right, isolation, disorder, starting over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, small town, romance, love and romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, nothing goes right, hidden identity, unlikely couple, love and romance, disorder, wooing, dishonesty, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: romance, mistaken identity, couples, stock broker, fall in love, disorder, journalism, dishonesty, overnight success, impersonating, encounter, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: losing-it hero, hidden identity, couple relations, wooing, disorder, dishonesty, looking for love, couples, singleness, love affair, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, actor's life, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, filmmaking, disorder, dishonesty, gender bending, gender, male nudity, camera shot of bare feet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
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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, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, on the road, crumbling marriage, romance, taxi
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, snobbism, family relations, disorder, family gatherings, cons and scams, romance, fall in love, parents and children, unlikely couple, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: tense, humorous, witty, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, romance, family relations, fall in love, hidden identity, disorder, wooing, couples, dishonesty, graduate student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 675
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: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unemployment, couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, love, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
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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: humorous, realistic, 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 ⇓
45%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, self discovery, single parent, introspection, human nature, family relations, overbearing, up and down relationship, privacy invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, romance, love and romance, relationship vs career, hopes, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 77K
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, new year's eve, singleness, love and romance, looking for love, starting over, couple relations, hopes, multiple storylines, meaningful kiss, couples, caterer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, fall in love, couples, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, lifestyle, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, self discovery, hidden identity, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, accountant, physical appearance, true love, couples, teaching the ways of the world, meaningful kiss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Ages of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, life turned upside down, fall in love, love affair, sexual relations, romance, love, infidelity, anchor, sex addict, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 8K
Lola Versus (2012)
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, singleness, couples, breakup, best friends, hopes, disorder, life turned upside down, introspection, female protagonist, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, self discovery, self fulfillment, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, couples, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: overbearing, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, romance, eccentric family, unlikely couple, family relations, couples, looking for love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, couples, dishonesty, disorder, urban, social differences, society, lifestyle, love and romance, interracial relations, hopes, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, workplace, fall in love, couples, hopes, romance, human spirit, family, unemployment, friends, city life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
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, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, disorder, looking for love, unlikely couple, singleness, twentysomething life, city life, solitary, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
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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: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, couples, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, fall in love, dinner, cheating girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, hopes, love and romance, romance, friends, love triangle, fish out of water, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%