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, 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, male female relationship, veterinarian, fish, delusion, polish american, italian american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 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), Pipe Dream (2002), Stranded in Paradise (2014), Black Coffee (2014), All Relative (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 10K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, hidden identity, urban, romance, internet dating, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, actor's life, romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, hidden identity, boss and employee, frame up, filmmaking, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, starting over, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, isolation, nothing goes right, confined, hopes, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 626
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, unemployment, couples, friendship, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, romance, couple relations, graduate student, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, wooing, dishonesty, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, starting over, relationship vs career, hopes, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, love affair, romance, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, singleness, true love, wooing, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, feel good, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, romance, lone wolves, single parent, human nature, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, on the road, unlikely couple, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, life turned upside down, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: stock broker, comedy of errors, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, disorder, journalism, couple relations, love affair, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, singleness, family business, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations, hidden identity, unlikely couple, fall in love, parents and children, family gatherings, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, mentally unstable, looking for love, disorder, workplace, love interest, investigation, facebook, jealousy, psychosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, wooing, eccentric family, twentysomething life, fall in love, couples, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, single parent, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, thanksgiving, support group, self discovery, romance, blind date, couple relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 611
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, social misfits, romance, looking for love, dishonesty, love and romance, misfit, cons and scams, thirtysomething life, disorder, unknown father, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 783
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, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, hopes, dinner, cheating girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: christmas, human spirit, urban, family, love and romance, holiday, couple relations, romance, singleness, unemployment, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, wooing, breakup, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, rivalry, workplace, couples, win over, career change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, disorder, debt, debt collector, hidden identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, couples, romance, friends, starting over, couple relations, love triangle, fish out of water, hopes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, singleness, fall in love, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, urban, workplace romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, life turned upside down, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Bride for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bride-to-be Jessie Patterson calls off her third engagement - during the ceremony! She swears off serious relationships, until she meets and is pursued by Aiden MacTiernan. Aiden, on the other hand, has bet his friends he is marriage material, and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, wooing, love and romance, looking for love, siblings relations, dishonesty, couples, family relations, poker game, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 122
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, urban, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, friends, couple relations, city life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, fall in love, romance, love and romance, disorder, unlikely couple, wooing, destiny, hopes, photograph, hotel room, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, urban, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%