Movies like The Girl from Petrovka

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The Girl from Petrovka (1974)
 5.2
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The Girl from Petrovka (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful Russian ballerina falls in love with an American news correspondent. The KGB is most displeased and does everything it can to break them up.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: kgb, forbidden love, jazz, black market, ballerina, romance, love and romance, journalism, against the odds, fall in love, against the rules, hopes, love affair, artists and showbiz, couples, opposites attract, state affairs, unfulfillment, dancer's life, love, prison, musician, ballet, journalist, train ...
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia

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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 love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, opposites attract and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Girl from Petrovka: Heartbeat (1993), Letter to Brezhnev (1985), Best Friends (1982), Sabah: A Love Story (2005), Love Affair (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 341
Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, family relations, relationship vs career, romance, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, unfulfillment, producer, friendship, passion, divorce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Letter to Brezhnev (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. Two Liverpool lasses, Teresa and Elaine meet two Russian sailors, Sergei ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hopes, opposites attract, love and romance, state affairs, romance, society, injustice, couples, friends, social differences, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, russia, europe, england, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 3K
Best Friends (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different ...
Style: captivating, biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, wedding, writing, friendship, romance, friends, best friends, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, social differences, love affair, couples, family problems, society, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, family relations, greek ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.0
 4K
Love Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, accident victim, accident, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, reunion, relationships, airplane, bittersweet, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Moonlight Serenade (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jazz musician performs alongside a coat check girl with a beautiful voice in this musical drama from director Giancarlo Tallarico. By day Nate earns his living as a financial manager, but when night falls, he helps the girl with her singing career ...
Style: serious, sexy, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, musician's life, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 989
Sweet November (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: key, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, tragic hero, life is a bitch, opposites attract, unfulfillment, couples, bittersweet, terminal illness, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 1K
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, young lovers, unfulfilled love, parents and children, couples, family relations, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.4
 438
Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, jealousy, embezzlement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 787
Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, love affair, lovers reunited, opposites attract, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disorder, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 746
August (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways and thoughts on the more rurally based family. An adaptation of Anton ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, family problems, siblings relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, future
Place: wales, england, europe, scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 2K
House Calls (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, starting over, lawsuit, looking for love, love and romance, hopes, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, boardroom ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: introspection, fall in love, couples, love affair, romance, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: silent film, talky, serious, realistic, pre war
Plot: filmmaking, revolution, infidelity, love affair, rebelliousness, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, showbiz, fall in love, political unrest, love triangle, battles ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, dying, couples, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Railway Station for Two (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Platon Ryabinin, a pianist, is traveling by train to a distant town of Griboedov to visit his father. He gets off to have lunch during a twenty minute stop at Zastupinsk railway station. He meets Vera, a waitress, after he refuses to pay her for the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, train, haunted by the past, nothing goes right, romance, down on your luck, disorder, false accusation, tragic love, station, chance meeting, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surfing, romance, family relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, terminal illness, romance, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, urban, twentysomething life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 843
David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, hopes, unlikely couple, romance, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, deportation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, kurdistan, manhattan new york city, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 13K
Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, beach, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, love affair, nightlife, bollywood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, showbiz, single parent, opposites attract, apartment, aspiring actor, single mother, romance, family relations, initially antagonists, uninvited guest, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, family relations, nanny, romance, social differences, true love, couple relations, self discovery, twentysomething life, looking for sex ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wedding, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 3K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, unlikely couple, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 7K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, family relations, couples, romance, single parent, rich and poor, couple relations, family business, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ginger in the Morning (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced Santa Fe architect is surprised to find himself falling in love with a free-spirited young hitchhiker.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: odd couple, romance, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, opposites attract, uninvited guest, couples, love affair, on the road, fall in love, hitchhiker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Love N' Dancing (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bored-with-life English teacher meets a West Coast Swing champion dancer, they have an instant connection. Both feel that the other can fulfill what was missing in their lives. Jake and Jessica must try to elude all obstacles, romantic or ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, against the odds, infidelity, fall in love, dancer's life, couple relations, couples, love and romance, partners, follow your dream, romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couples, looking for love, couple relations, school teacher, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%