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The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
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The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Original name: Il cuore altrove
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. Angela, herself recently blind and then spurned by her fiancé, uses Nello: she hopes her former lover will become jealous and return to her. Nello obliges, his head full of poetry and in love at last; he's happy to be near her, knowing that she, before her disability, wouldn't have looked twice at him. Bologna or Rome, teaching or stitching, love or solitude - will Nello make choices?
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, social differences, opposites attract, romance, family relations, disability, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, unfulfilled love, infidelity, looking for love, father son relationship, emotional manipulation, blind woman, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blind man, college, greek ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle and family relations mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Heart Elsewhere: Manual of Love (2005), The Singles Ward (2002), Gabriela (2001), A Silent Love (2004), The Wish List (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, couple relations, family life, infidelity, family relations, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, mormon, lifestyle, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, religions or cults, divorce, mormonism, breaking the fourth wall, single ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, power relations, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, romance, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 153
A Silent Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, love triangle, family relations, opposites attract, looking for love, couple relations, social differences, couples, love and romance, romance, society, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal, mexico, latin america, canada, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, society, dating, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
After Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The magical Mole Antonelliana (the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy) is the setting for a very unlikely love story. One fateful evening the museum's timid night watchman, comes to the aid of an enchanting young fast-food cook on the ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lovers on the run, opposites attract, on the run, love affair, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Faraway Bride (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bollywood, love affair, social differences, opposites attract, romance, writer's life, society, couples, fall in love, fish out of water, looking for love, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, singleness, infidelity, unfulfilled love, wooing, true love, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, couple relations, opposites attract, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 3K
Lion's Heart (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ivana Cornejo is just getting used to being single again after her divorce three years ago. After an exasperating call from her ex-husband, she throws her cell phone away. Fortunately, the man who finds it calls her to return it, and to her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, introspection, shallowness, romance, romantic relationship, dwarf, prejudice, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dealing with death, love and romance, dishonesty, eccentric family, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, arranged marriage, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night
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Place: new york, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.
Style: sentimental, feel good, captivating, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, best friends, womanizer, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, bollywood, true love, young people, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, communication problem, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 264
Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: emotional, captivating, romantic, light, humorous ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, musician's life, life turned upside down, love triangle, love, concert, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, college, fall in love, couples, love affair, unlikely couple, family problems, introspection, love triangle, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tuscan Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tuscan Wedding, the new romantic comedy from the creators of Loving Ibiza. Together with her father Tom and stepmother Marla, Sanne runs Casa Matrimonio, a luxurious villa in sunkissed Italy. The estate is located in Tuscany, a beautiful region ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, obsession, romance, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life, love story, love affair, romantic rivalry, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 55K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, introspection, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, friendship, comedy of errors, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: romance, true love, unfulfilled love, family life, family business, couples, lovers reunited, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, world war two, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, couples, terminal illness, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fasten Your Seatbelts (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) seem not to be made for each other. They are too different in terms of character, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. They are total opposites. However, they are overwhelmed ...
Style: sexy, romantic, humorous, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, eroticism, infidelity, illness, marriage crisis, dishonesty, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, social differences, impossible love, human nature, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, lovers apart, couples, society ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, workplace, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, tense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, family relations, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
You Stupid Man (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a man finally gets over his former girlfriend, who has moved to Los Angeles and become a television star, and falls in love with another woman, the former girlfriend's show is canceled and she wants him back.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, ex girlfriend, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%