Movies like Amelie

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Amelie (2001)
 8.3
 644K
Amelie (2001)
Original name: Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, offbeat, stylized, romantic, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, optimism, love and romance, social relations, fall in love, looking for love, life philosophy, young woman, loner, hopes, lifestyle change, changing lives, destiny, life, french, friendship, shyness, cafe, heroine, imagination, eccentricity, love, surrealism, success, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, quebec, montmartre paris

Most similar movies to Amelie

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, love, fall in love, couples, runaway and destiny mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Amelie: Midnight in Paris (2011), Mood Indigo (2013), About Time (2013), Italian for Beginners (2000), Love, Rosie (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: stylized, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, writer's life, midnight, past, love and romance, painting, encounter, vacation, french, bohemian life, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, versailles, montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 14K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, collector, romance, tragic love, love affair, love and romance, surrealism, escapades, philosophy, marriage proposal, unfulfillment, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 256K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, family secret, lovers, romance, encounter, family relations, life changing experience, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: talky, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, hotel, church, priest, waitress, hairdresser, romance, culture clash, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 102K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, sweet, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, couple relations, road not taken, best friends, love affair, youth, friends, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, best friends in love, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, workplace romance, office romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love letter, mistaken identity, family relations, hopes, love and romance, spouse leaving, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, farce, beauty salon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 12K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, chinatown, frenchman abroad, immigration, midlife crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, fall in love, couples, old love, starting over, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 82K
A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: businessman, self discovery, love and romance, inheritance, countryside, wine, vineyard, provence, starting over, romance, character change, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, england, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Romantics Anonymous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shyness, support group, chocolate, group therapy, workplace romance, misfit, factory worker, social awkwardness, couple relations, passionate interest, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hunting and Gathering (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Camille falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, inheritance, cook, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, sexual identity, aristocracy, solitude ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, city life, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, suburbs, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, love and romance, city life, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, love and romance, thirtysomething life, love affair, love triangle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification, misogyny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, hopes, parents and children, love and romance, religions or cults, youth, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, casual sex, seduction, twentysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 18K
Austenland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, fall in love, social misfits, jane austen, rivalry, role playing, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 97K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, coincidence, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, couples, fall in love, romance, single mother, mother daughter relationship, french, urban, magic trick, male vomiting, advertising executive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, montmartre paris, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 20K
Eagle vs Shark (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The New Zealand made "Eagle vs Shark" is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games. Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, absurd, dark humor ...
Plot: shark, eagle, friendship, love and romance, falling in love, intrigue, misfit, looking for love, love affair, obsessive quest, store, youth ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Second Chance (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Julien Monnier has a serious problem. Though he's a brilliant couples counselor, he can't keep a woman in his life for more than two weeks. Indeed, ever since his childhood, Julien jinxes every woman who falls in love with him. But ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, love and romance, wooing, disorder, curses spells and rituals, change of luck, bad luck, parent grown child relationship, dream girl, curse, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 308K
Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, love affair, change of heart, life, love and romance, character change, romance, free spirited, friends, optimism, motivational speaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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 6.9
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Plot: destiny, museum, coincidence, chaos, romance, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, couple relations, couples, depression, suicide attempt, subway ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 5K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, airport, romance, makeup artist, misfit, fall in love, couples, disorder, opposites attract, destructive relationship, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, mexico, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Prince (Almost) Charming (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about Jean-Marc who is a convinced bachelor and also very busy. So busy that he almost missed his own daughters wedding ceremony...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, on the road, opposites attract, self discovery, family relations, character change, fall in love, older man younger woman relationship, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 64K
What If (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that ...
Style: romantic, touching, talky, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, platonic, couple relations, twentysomething life, love, cheating, long distance relationship, love story, destiny, happy ending, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland, medical school, taiwan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 106K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, multiple storylines, love triangle, love affair, valentine's day, wooing, romance, couples, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, restaurant, love, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, hanging, couples, fall in love, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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