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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: sentimental, sincere, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, infidelity, youth, romance, friends, love and romance, singleness, couples, gays and lesbians, self discovery, love affair, elderly, single parent, lifestyle, gender, human nature, bittersweet, golden years, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, sex, gay, travel, firefighter ...
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, couples, romance, friendship, friends, looking for love and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Because Why: Dog Park (1998), Sol Goode (2003), Let It Snow (1999), Girl Play (2004), Kiss the Bride (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, singleness, wooing, obsession, human nature, tv show, looking for love, couple relations, city life, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, couples, male female relationship, fear of commitment, unemployment, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
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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: realistic, semi serious, talky, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, cooking and food, couples, friends, love and romance, youth, romance, gender, young lovers, coming of age, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, england
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85%
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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: sexy, touching, sentimental, sincere, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian, fall in love, actor's life, self discovery, love affair, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, showbiz, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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80%
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, friendship, lgbt, family relations, high school, young lovers, love and romance, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, battle of the sexes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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77%
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Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, high school, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, youth, americana, romance, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 50s
Place: california
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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, support group, family relations, family problems, fall in love, midlife crisis, parents and children, romance, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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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: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, wedding, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, gender, fall in love, coming out, haunted by the past, infidelity, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: feel good, sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, friends, romance, love, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, party, sex crime, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, caribbean
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68%
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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: realistic, semi serious, talky, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, painter, painting, catholic church, lesbian, priest, confession, mob boss, romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, new york, los angeles ...
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68%
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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: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, family relations, friendship, racism, transvestism, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, opposites attract, society, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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67%
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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: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, roommate, marriage, pregnancy, friendship, coitus, one night stand, marital problem, sex, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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67%
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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, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, introspection, looking for love, romance, hopes, couples, sexual relations, wooing, couple relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, friends, couples, battle of the sexes, buddies, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, youth, self discovery, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
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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: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, hopes, betrayal, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong, london, dubai, united kingdom
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The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, romance, family relations, friends, couples, parents and children, love and romance, buddies, single parent, school, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, non-linear ...
Plot: gay, youth, lgbt, looking for love, love and romance, self discovery, twentysomething life, lifestyle, nothing goes right, wooing, parents and children, gay latino ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Women Talking Dirty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, divorce, female nudity, single mother, sex scene, female friendship, family relations, friends, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
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63%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: judaism, love affair, couples, fall in love, culture clash, looking for love, youth, society, love and romance, spirituality, jewish, religion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, israel
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62%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: food, looking for love, parents and children, fall in love, actor's life, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, disorder, love affair, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, love affair, looking for love, romance, opposites attract, wooing, couple relations, parents and children, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
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I Think I Do (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a gay couple at a straight couple's wedding.
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, queer cinema
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, writers, wedding, gays and lesbians, coming out, roommate, lgbtq, college, friendship, homosexuality, gay interest ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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57%
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love, best friend, love triangle, fall in love, couples, romance, cons and scams, party, writers, best man, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Broadway Damage (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about aspiring writers in NY.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, friendship, bittersweet, friends, couples, optimism, gays and lesbians, love and romance, writer's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, love triangle, fall in love, unfulfilled love, looking for love, friendship, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, road movie
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friendship, countryside, on the road, disorder, couples, friends, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, fall in love, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, youth, looking for sex, roommate, prank, romance, looking for love, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, romance, single parent, fall in love, human nature, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, infidelity, friendship, fall in love, family relations, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, sexy, intellectual, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, gay, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy, bittersweet, transformation, life & death, fantasy world, eccentricity, homeless, cat ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, new jersey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%