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Because Why (1993)
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Because Why (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alex returns to Montreal after a five-year absence.
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, infidelity, youth, singleness, friends, romance, love and romance, self discovery, love affair, elderly, human nature, couples, lifestyle, gender, single parent, gays and lesbians, golden years, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, bittersweet, sex, soccer, gay, cat ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, looking for love, friendship, friends and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Because Why: Boynton Beach Club (2005), Kiss the Bride (2007), Elliot Loves (2012), Girl Play (2004), April's Shower (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, looking for love, young lovers, love and romance, coming out, youth, buddies, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
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Elliot Loves (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two stages of a Dominican-American's life; first as a boy trying to bond with his young mother, then a 21-year-old looking for love in New York City.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, youth, twentysomething life, wooing, parents and children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, gay, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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92%
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Girl Play (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love. Robin, who is married to her girlfriend for half a dozen years, and Lacie, someone who never had a lasting ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, fall in love, love affair, self discovery, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, showbiz, infidelity, looking for love, couple relations, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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April's Shower (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: April's Shower begins with a group of people gathered for a wedding shower for April. At first, it seems to be a normal gathering for such an occasion but, as time goes on, secrets and stories begin to be revealed. Alex is a chef and a maid of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, friendship, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, cooking and food, haunted by the past, infidelity, gender, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
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83%
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Dog Park (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, couple relations, twentysomething life, obsession, urban, human nature, wooing, looking for love, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, tv show ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, wooing, parents and children, workplace romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Strange Planet (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, Judy and Sally are three Australian roommates who are unlucky in love. Over the course of a year, they endure numerous personal ups and downs. Meanwhile, Ewan, Joel and Neil are friends and coworkers with similar problems, and gradually their ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, roommate, couple relations, love affair, singleness, twentysomething life, unfulfilled love, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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78%
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Little City (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, couples, friends, twentysomething life, looking for love, city life, urban, couple relations, family relations, thirtysomething life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york, los angeles ...
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78%
 7.0
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Love Is All (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A romantic comedy told with a set of interwoven Christmas tales about life, love, forgiveness and caring. A heroic vagrant becomes a TV sensation Santa Claws, while a prince takes a menial job at a department store to woo his sweetheart.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couples, gender, love and romance, lifesaver, homeless, family relations, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
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77%
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Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, death of mother, singleness, croquet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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75%
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Luminarias (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, family relations, friendship, racism, society, performer's life, couples, transvestism, thirtysomething life, gender, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, urban, city life, looking for love, suburbs, couple relations, introspection, fall in love, human nature, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, love triangle, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sol Goode (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sol Goode, a charismatic L.A. twenty-something, has always relied on charm, good looks, and fast talk to glide through life. But his luck may have run out; faced with eviction from his hipster apartment, totaling his car, and the threat of having to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, dream, fear of commitment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, infidelity, party, meditation, romance, love triangle, adultery, love affair, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Passionate People (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uma, tired of waiting for the man of her dreams to raise a family, decides that Nico, the boyfriend of her best friend Lucy, has all necessary features. So she asks her a favor: to lend her boyfriend once. In the middle of surprising situations, Uma ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, love triangle, friendship, family relations, couples, opposites attract, romance, youth, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ibiza, buenos aires argentina, argentina
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Let It Snow (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our two young lovers meet on a series of snowy days in high school. Years later they reconnect in Manhattan, but life is more complicated. Sarah sleeps with her beeper. James goes to "open-mike therapy". As Sarah plans her wedding to ...
Style: clever, sentimental, sincere, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, young lovers, gender, family relations, friends, cooking and food, couples, romance, love and romance, school, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.
Style: witty, touching, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, betrayal, starting over, romance, love and romance, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, dubai, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
That's My Baby! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This little heard of modest Canadian comedy drama revolves around a young hetero couple. The man wants to start a family but his partner is much more career focused.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, love and romance, babies and infants, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, friends, couples, youth, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, pregnancy, gay relationship, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, gender, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: accountant, friendship, romance, singleness, filmmaking, actor's life, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
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Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, first date, best friend, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hairshirt (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Danny Reilly (Dean Paras) is a self-obsessed man who, after dumping Renee Weber (Neve Campbell), falls in love again with Corey Wells (Katie Wright). But Renee makes it her mission to see that Danny never falls in love again and sets out for attack ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, youth, roommate, prank, looking for love, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Love on the Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, diner, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, romance, buddies, youth, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, couples, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity, comedy of errors, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Life has its downs for James, living with his mom in Chicago at 39, an aging performer at Second City, eating and weighing too much. A woman he's been dating drops him, as does his agent, her brother. James turns down roles in local TV, roles ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, actor's life, disorder, couples, love affair, friendship, eating disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%