Movies like Happy Accidents

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Happy Accidents (2000)
 7.2
 9K
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to the test. Just as Ruby is beginning to relish her first-ever healthy relationship, Sam begins muttering about being a time traveler from the year 2470.
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty, clever, talky, psychological, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, misfit, love and romance, couples, fish out of water, loneliness, therapist, bittersweet, couple relations, hopes, disorder, dancing, time loop, time traveler, time paradox, global warming, dating, weirdo, changing the future, english teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Happy Accidents

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, destiny, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Happy Accidents: Kate & Leopold (2001), Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), If Lucy Fell (1996), Modern Romance (1981), My Future Boyfriend (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, disorder, destiny, dating, portal, couples, romance, supernatural romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.
Style: humorous, melancholic, enigmatic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, loneliness, social misfits, fall in love, odd, escapades, time machine, journalism, loner, adult virgin, newspaper, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
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If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friend, brooklyn bridge, roommate, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, dull life, self discovery, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, film within a film, romance, love and romance, self discovery, couples, breakup, fall in love, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Future Boyfriend (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: P-A-X-497/341, aka “Pax” , a curious young man from the well-ordered but loveless future, travels to present day New Orleans in search of romance novelist Elizabeth Barrett – whose book he has come upon during an archeological dig in the year ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, obsessive quest, misfit, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, urban, artists and showbiz, talking to the camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
 6.5
 11K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, profanity, friends, bittersweet, singleness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.9
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, aquarium, dating, romance, matchmaking, breakup, coincidence, singleness, parents and children, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, manhattan new york city, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, falling in love, fall in love, time loop, true love, love and romance, dating, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, blind date, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 6K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, disorder, love and romance, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, singleness, romance, couple relations, imaginary, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
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Results (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, romance, love and romance, power relations, disorder, workplace romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, love triangle, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: diner, romance, wooing, couples, disorder, solitary, hopes, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle, opposites attract, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: movie star, romance, daydreamer, film within a film, fall in love, life turned upside down, couples, real world, unlikely couple, fish out of water, dull life, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, workplace, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 104K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dopamine (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, looking for love, love affair, pets, a.i., love, artificial intelligence, science, loneliness, technology, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, san francisco, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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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 ⇓
50%
Before You Say 'I Do' (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, changing the past or future, romance, imaginary, wooing, road not taken, couple relations, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, back in time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, writer's life, goofy hero, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iowa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: advertising executive, friendship, romance, looking for love, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, obsessive quest, best friends, opposites attract, infidelity, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 12K
TiMER (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When implanted in a person's wrist, a TiMER counts down to the day the wearer finds true love. But Oona O'Leary faces the rare dilemma of a blank TiMER. Her soul mate - whoever and wherever he is - has yet to have a TiMER implanted. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, romantic, futuristic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, soul mate, romance, looking for love, love and romance, true love, hopes, lifestyle, matchmaking, couples, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, hopes, wooing, disorder, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, female director, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, looking for love, fish out of water, track down, friends, love at first sight, journey, love, culture clash, adventure, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 21K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, destiny, disorder, love triangle, true love, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fast Food Fast Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35, stuck in a long-term affair going nowhere. Paul is a widower, facing old age alone. Bella's mother sets her up with Bruno, a novelist/cabbie ...
Style: sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, golden years, fall in love, romance, parents and children, lifestyle, elderly, introspection, sex, diner, waitress, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 10K
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, cons and scams, love triangle, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%