Movies like The Ex

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The Ex (2006)
 5.5
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The Ex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When his lawyer wife, Sofia, becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly must take a job at his father-in-law's advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly hostile office rivalry with Chip, Sofia's paraplegic former lover.
Style: humorous, funny, light, intense, realistic, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, satirical, tricky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: workplace, farce, romance, couples, goofy hero, advertising, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry, disability, cook, new job, pregnancy, fired from the job, sarcasm, honest, chef, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, workplace intrigue, jealous spouse, disorder, rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and funny films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, farce, dialogue, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like The Ex: Norbit (2007), Mr. Woodcock (2007), My Boss's Daughter (2003), The Woman in Red (1984), Seems Like Old Times (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
 68K
Norbit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, overweight woman, couples, unlikely couple, goofy hero, siblings relations, family problems, childhood sweetheart, love triangle, unsupportive spouse, dream girl, evil woman ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 5.1
 35K
Mr. Woodcock (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, teachers and students, haunted by the past, rivalry, family relations, parent getting married, wrestling, childhood home, gym teacher, childhood memory ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, looking for love, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Woman in Red (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a happily married family man, who would never consider an affair, meets a beautiful woman in red, he is totally infatuated and desperate to make her acquaintance. However, as he tries out various schemes to sneak out to meet her, he realizes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, obsession, adultery, love triangle, betrayal, romance, love and romance, farce, goofy hero, red dress, midlife crisis, wooing ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 38K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, priest, farce, marriage, love and romance, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, couple relations, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, loneliness, singleness, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, traffic jam, cruise, honeymoon, adaptation, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: relationship vs career, family life, workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, workaholic, ambition, disorder, power relations, gender, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4.6
 4K
Whipped (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three to one may sound like fairly good odds, but it depends on the game. When the "one" is one very irresistible woman and the "three" are three hopelessly smitten guys, the deck is pretty stacked. In the battle of the sexes, ...
Style: twists and turns, sexy, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friends, love triangle, couples, femme fatale, womanizer, life philosophy, justice, diner, dating, stereotypes, strong sexual content, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Employee of the Month (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he hears that the new female employee digs ambitious men who are the store employee of the month, a slacker gets his act together but finds himself in competition with his rival, an ambitious co-worker.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: store, rivalry, boss and employee, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, romance, workplace, workplace situations, friendship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 17K
A Guy Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Morse is a good guy. When his friends throw him a wild bachelor party, he just wants to keep his conscience clean -- which is why he's shocked when he wakes up in bed with a beautiful girl named Becky and can't remember the night ...
Style: not serious, realistic, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, liar, romance, comedy of errors, disorder, dishonesty, friends, party, fiance fiancee relationship, one night stand, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige (Paula Prentiss), a sweetly annoying girl who has just ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fishing, contest, fiance fiancee relationship, screwball, romance, workplace, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, buddies, nothing goes right, goofy hero, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 49K
You Again (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: History -- make that high school -- may repeat itself when Marni learns that Joanna, the mean girl from her past, is set to be her sister-in-law. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must show her brother that a tiger doesn't change its ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, bully, rivalry, siblings relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, fiance fiancee relationship, female protagonist, wedding, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Micki + Maude (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, betrayal, love triangle, self discovery, pregnant woman nude, bigamy, journalism, romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, on the road, couple relations, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, buddies, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: hollywood, couples, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, desire for fame, dishonesty, filmmaking, marriage crisis, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 5K
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, wooing, hidden identity, nothing goes right, screwball, adaptation, art, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.4
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Be My Baby (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After dating several cheating husbands who pretended to be single, Rylee devises a scheme for revenge. She gets a married man drunk, convinces him that they slept together, then shows up a year later with a baby and demands money. Her blackmail plan ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, looking for love, farce, family relations, couples, disorder, vengeance, gender, nothing goes right, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.8
 57K
Date Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: parody, farce, looking for love, nothing goes right, wedding, fall in love, family life, unlikely couple, youth, couples, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workaholic, nothing goes right, couple relations, friends, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, stupidity, best friend, wedding, homeless, school teacher ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, love and romance, buddies, opposites attract, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 35K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, eccentric family, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, cons and scams, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, legal action, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: romantic, light, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, artificial insemination, love story, romance, fall in love, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 56K
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. ...
Style: funny, humorous, romantic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: mother in law daughter in law relationship, wedding, meet the parents, rivalry, family relations, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, domineering mother, overbearing mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, workplace, college, campus, disorder, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, middle ages, contemporary, renaissance
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%