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Dan in Real Life (2007)
 6.8
 103K
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, funny, romantic, sweet, entertaining, semi serious, light, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, single father, fall in love, parenthood, family, relationships, romance, father daughter relationship, wedding, love affair, love story, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, family gatherings, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, bittersweet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, romantic relationship, family life, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new jersey, new york, usa, new england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about romance, relationships, love and romance, family relations, dialogue, mentor and love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Dan in Real Life: 500 Days of Summer (2009), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), The Family Stone (2005), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Moonstruck (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: romantic, sweet, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, breakup, couple relations, relationships, destiny, love story, love and romance, life philosophy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfulfilled love, couples, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, romance, divorce, dating, love and romance, infidelity, adultery, midlife crisis, lovers, love, marital problem, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, family values, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, secret, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial romance, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, single father, best friends in love, male female friendship, divorce, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, true love, daughter, romance, love story, love ...
Time: contemporary, year 1994, year 1992, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new york state, new jersey, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 60K
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: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, romance, love story, life philosophy, sarcasm, destiny, fall in love, writers, shopping, love affair, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 37K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: adoption, custody, happy ending, opposites attract, couple relations, family relations, orphan, fashion, hopes, family in crisis, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, emotional, sexy, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: lesbian, love triangle, relationships, romance, sister sister relationship, solitude, love affair, life philosophy, sex, love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 183K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: coming of age, father son relationship, friendship, mentor, dating, single father, dysfunctional family, single parent, loneliness, christmas, motherhood, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, britain, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: literature, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, couple relations, crumbling marriage, loneliness, multiple storylines, happy ending, breakup, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: california, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 46K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, one day, love, architect, screwball, romance, single mother, single father, kids and family, fall in love, girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, funny, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, gay, family relations, obsessive quest, escapades, parenthood, honest, loser, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 5K
Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, love, older man younger woman relationship, pregnancy, relationships, mentor, technology, secrets, multiple storylines, love story, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, caribbean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 132K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: funny, feel good, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, family, children, single father, family vacation, happy ending, love story, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 5K
Tiptoes (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love, fall in love, family relations, twins, couples, family problems, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: phoenix arizona, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 25K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, romantic, twists and turns, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, mental illness, love story, happy ending, romance, love affair, teenager, runaway, road trip, relationships, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, louisiana, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, single father, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, marriage, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, england, los angeles, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 63K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: masseuse, romance, middle aged, dating, poet, divorce, parenthood, loneliness, goodhearted, couple relations, single parent, middle age romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, unlikely couple, road trip, eccentricity, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Another Woman's Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family problems, disorder, wooing, crumbling marriage, romance, hopes, renewed love, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 5K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, wedding, romance, love affair, wife swapping, love story, adultery, happy ending, family relations, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: food, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, secrets, eccentric family, looking for love, family life, cooking, parents and children, relationship vs career, love, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: advertising, midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, father daughter relationship, boss, unlikely friendships, father son relationship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: light, melancholic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, wedding, children, parenthood, family life, happy ending, family bonds, family relations, love affair, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, paris france, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: intense, sentimental, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, human nature, women, wedding, working class, female protagonist, eccentricity, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 10K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: surreal, realistic, stylized, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, fall in love, eccentricity, loneliness, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, florida, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 477K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: christmas, love and romance, love, holiday, marriage, love story, relationships, couple relations, first love, looking for love, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, marseille, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 23K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, talky, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: romance, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, self discovery, eccentricity, happy ending, family relations, parents and children, family life, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, pittsburgh, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mormon, church, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, religions or cults, divorce, male female relationship, love affair, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%