Movies like Everybody Wants to Be Italian

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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
 5.8
 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, 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, store, fish, delusion, polish american, jogging, italian american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa

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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 semi serious, humorous, realistic 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), Pipe Dream (2002), The Answer Man (2009), 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, writer's life, win over, dishonesty, romance, hidden identity, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, confined, isolation, hopes, disorder, starting over, nothing goes right, love and romance, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.9
 967
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, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 2K
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, love triangle, looking for love, love affair, mistaken identity, fall in love, true love, wooing, romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, unlikely couple, dishonesty, disorder, debt, debt collector, hidden identity, fall in love, urban, opposites attract, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, cons and scams, love and romance, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shrewd, voyeur, red dress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 678
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, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 661
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, touching, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, looking for love, romance, misfit, disorder, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, workplace romance, wooing, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.3
 156
Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, infidelity, workplace romance, store, pets, pet shop, juice, nightclub, olive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 716
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, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
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Standby (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. It's there he comes face to face with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, lovers reunited, urban, love and romance, second chance, loss of job, airport, counselor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 748
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, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, memory loss, fall in love, misfit, social misfits, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, actor's life, fall in love, filmmaking, love and romance, artists and showbiz, disorder, dishonesty, gender bending, gender, barefoot male, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, starting over, couples, hopes, relationship vs career, friendship, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, couples, disorder, romance, crumbling marriage, taxi, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, cons and scams, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 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, mistaken identity, romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, journalism, dishonesty, overnight success, impersonating, encounter, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, singleness, romance, couple relations, imaginary, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: opposites attract, college, tour guide, self discovery, self fulfillment, fall in love, couples, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, disorder, family business, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, singleness, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: semi serious, realistic, 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, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Falling for Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, lifestyle, eligible bachelor, social differences, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, dishonesty, society, romance, interracial relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%