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The Boyfriend School (1990)
 5.7
 3K
The Boyfriend School (1990)
Original name: Don't Tell Her It's Me
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gus is a fat cartoonist that recently won a battle against cancer, which explains his baldness. But he is also lonely. Therefore, his caring sister tries to set him up with suitable woman. But to do so, she must turn him into an irresistible man. When he falls in love with Emily, Gus takes the identity of a mysterious biker from New Zealand.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, romance, unfulfilled love, misfit, fall in love, couples, hidden identity, switching roles, revenge, cartoonist, love triangle, love and romance, journalism, disorder, unfulfillment, motorcycle, workout, weight loss, harley davidson, working out
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty and love triangle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Boyfriend School: My First Wedding (2006), Holiday Engagement (2011), A Couch in New York (1996), The Shrink Is In (2001), 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My First Wedding (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young lady about to get married realizes that she has a problem: she fantasizes about every man she sees. She goes to confess at church but unknowingly confesses to a young man who is not a priest. He agrees to help her, but falls in love with her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, looking for love, true love, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, infidelity, singleness, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, cons and scams, parents and children, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, mistaken identity, love affair, looking for love, love triangle, true love, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, win over, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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100 Days with Mr. Arrogant (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being dumped by her boyfriend just before their 100 day anniversary, Ha-Young, meets a college guy named Hyung-Joon when she accidentally kicks a can that hits him in the face and causes him to scratch his Lexus. He demands she pay him $3000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, introspection, redemption, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, true love, romance, couples, revenge, vampire, mental illness, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 1K
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, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Whoopee Boys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two New York hustlers (Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez) go to Palm Beach, Fla., and enroll in a charm school to please an heiress.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, high society, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, school, friendship, mistaken identity, redemption, fall in love, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 163
A NY Thing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Masquerading as another man, Antoine flies to New York for a three-day stay and promptly falls in love with Alice, who's dating someone else. When that doesn't work out for him, Antoine turns to the city itself for inspiration.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, wooing, unfulfilled love, obsession, bittersweet, hidden identity, male female relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Stroke of Midnight (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A modern Cinderella in Paris: While the plain Kelly Carter jobs as a gadrobiere for the famous fashion designer Francesco, she dreams of designing shoes for him. However she can't win his attention... until she meets a good fairy on the street, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: fashion, love and romance, romance, switching roles, misfit, siblings relations, self discovery, fall in love, disorder, couples, godparent, design ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 780
It Takes Two (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, infidelity, on the road, disorder, couples, love and romance, partners, chase, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 773
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, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 195
Lost and Found (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV writer Ji-ho (Jin-hie Park) has been secretly in love with Min-woo (Ki-woo Lee) for the last 10 years. After a night of binge-drinking, she wakes up to face the worst day of her life. She wakes up to find that she has just gotten fired for low ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: romance, memory loss, couples, disorder, hidden identity, love, fall in love, wooing, rehabilitation, friendship, accident, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sexy woman, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 715
Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, romance, looking for love, misfit, disorder, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, social misfits, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 8K
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, disorder, couples, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: captivating, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, on the run, lovers on the run, opposites attract, dishonesty, couples, unfulfilled love, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, unlikely couple, couples, dishonesty, disorder, debt, hidden identity, debt collector, fall in love, opposites attract, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: social, tragicomedy, ironic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, couples, romance, dishonesty, disorder, power relations, hidden identity, snobbism, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Look for a Star (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Wealthy construction mogul Sam Ching (Andy Lau) and cabaret dancer Milan Sit (Qi Shu) fall madly in love with one another despite the class differences that would keep many couples apart. However, what Sit doesn't know is that Ching is the man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, fall in love, singleness, cabaret, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, taiwan, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, social differences, single parent, romance, love and romance, travel, society, mariachi, incident, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 710
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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, romance, looking for love, disorder, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Please Teach Me English (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As shy, awkward and, frankly, nerdy as she is, 25 year old public official Na Young-ju has little hope of landing a boyfriend. But then a game of chance designates her as the member of her office staff who will take English courses—much to her ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, tragic love, teachers and students, friendship, family relations, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 6K
Two Much (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: twins, love triangle, switching roles, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, hidden identity, wooing, farce, screwball, adaptation, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 866
Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, love and romance, romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, wooing, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 186
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: life turned upside down, culture clash, fish out of water, misfit, society, love and romance, disorder, romance, social relations, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%