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Hysteria (2011)
 6.7
 31K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery - the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical vibrator at the very peak of Victorian prudishness.
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, witty, romantic, tricky, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hysteria, masturbation, doctor, hospital, ex prostitute, romance, inventions and discoveries, sexual dysfunction, unconventional method, trial, fired from the job, period piece, legal action, treatment, feminism, court, clinic, patient, love and romance, fall in love, gender, layoff, cure, doctors and patients, strong female presence ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, witty, humorous and romantic films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, culture clash, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Hysteria: Easy Virtue (2008), A Business Affair (1994), The Ugly Truth (2009), Carrington (1995), Impromptu (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, eccentric family, manipulations, dishonesty, fish out of water, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, france, britain, london
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100%
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: false identity, mistaken identity, romance, social differences, friendship, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, victorian, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Business Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, USA, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she is swept off her feet by Alecs publisher, Vanni Corso, and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, writer's life, midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, infidelity, relationship vs career, couples, love affair, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 205K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: sexy, feel good, witty, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love and romance, womanizer, battle of the sexes, looking for love, workplace, relationships, love story, sex aid, teaching the ways of the world, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, couple relations, sexual relations, platonic, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, victorian era, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, venice, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
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Impromptu (1991)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, duel, cross dressing, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, music, musician's life, opposites attract, love and romance, uninvited guest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, victorian era
Place: france, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian england, victorian era ...
Place: england, london
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27%
 5.7
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Maybe Baby (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hugh Laurie (Sam) and Joely Richardson (Lucy) star as an irresistible couple who seem to have everything - good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing that they really ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
What Rats Won't Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: legal, opposites attract, romance, dedicated lawyer, legal action, love and romance, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, society, power relations, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
 6.2
 4K
The Tall Guy (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American actor in England tries to find love and work.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, infidelity, actor, romance, farce, self discovery, rich and poor, workplace romance, down on your luck, comedy of errors, couple relations, human spirit ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
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Austenland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, looking for love, fall in love, obsession, couples, social misfits, love and romance, rivalry, role playing, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 22K
Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
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Audience: date night
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Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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21%
 5.2
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Amy's Orgasm (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amy is a single 29 year old Jewish woman. She wrote a successful self-help book about how women can't truly be in love and experience "mental orgasm." Her parents and acquaintances always try to give her advice. Eventually, she breaks ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, ironic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: orgasm, feminism, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, gender, couples, sexual relations, workplace romance, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, cross dressing, mistaken identity, twins, disguise, romance, gender bending, sea disaster, love, fall in love, couples, presumed dead ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1800s ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
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21%
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20 Dates (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Myles is divorced in L.A. He wants a love life and a film career. So he decides to go on 20 dates and find true love in front of a camera, making his first feature. His patient agent, Richard, finds a $60,000 investor, the shadowy Elie. Myles starts ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, satirical, light, clever ...
Audience: date night
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Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Emma (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the ...
Style: feel good, clever, witty, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, matchmaking, marriage proposal, unlikely couple, couple relations, opposites attract, society, young lovers, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, wedding ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Touch of Class (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set up a cozy menage, despite the fact that he loves his wife and children, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, resort, affair, romance, love triangle, betrayal, bittersweet, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.6
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Emma (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own ...
Style: witty, captivating, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, matchmaking, opposites attract, estate, friendship, couples, fall in love, looking for love, rich and poor, english countryside, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1810s ...
Place: england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
20%
 5.8
 6K
About Adam (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, reunion, romance, couple relations, love, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 14K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, politics, queen victoria, widow, queen, romance, state affairs, platonic, assassination attempt, unlikely friendships, royalty, relationships ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, 1860s ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, orphan, family relations, wedding, fish out of water, countryside, misfit, love and romance, downfall, rise and fall, society, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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 ⇓
19%
Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: masturbation, intern, long distance relationship, phone sex, newspaper, love affair, romance, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely relationship, lovers apart, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%