Movies like An Ideal Husband

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An Ideal Husband (1999)
 6.8
 16K
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 apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, clever, earnest, witty, twists and turns, light ...
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, wedding, secret, politician, victorian england, bathhouse, lie, theater, bachelor, marriage proposal, kiss, flirting, wager, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 1890s, 18th century
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to An Ideal Husband

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like An Ideal Husband: Easy Virtue (2008), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Born Yesterday (1993), The Triumph of Love (2001), Cousins (1989). 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, manipulations, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: mistaken identity, romance, false identity, couples, social differences, friendship, comedy of errors, disorder, victorian england, diary, love story, happy ending ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, actress, love and romance, high society, social differences, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, lifestyle, actor's life, friendship between women ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, society, journalism, social differences, lobbyist, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, mistaken identity, romance, rivalry, fall in love, master and servant, society, female protagonist, farce, manipulation, women, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 36K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, eccentric family, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, best selling author ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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South Kensington (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The movie's about some Italian men living in London and having their lives sweetened by having wealthy parents and meeting many attractive women and one whale of a woman.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, unlikely partners, partners, love and romance, englishman, house, student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, romance, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Revengers' Comedies (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After saving each other from jumping off a bridge, Henry Bell (Sam Neill) and Karen Knightly (Helena Bonham Carter) plot to avenge the people who drove them to suicide. Henry will ruin the life of the woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) who married ...
Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, suicide attempt, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, rescue, dark humor, friends, romance, friendship, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
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, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, fall in love, campaign, rivalry, media, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, romance, lifestyle, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 6K
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
Plot: wanting a baby, pregnancy, infertility, couple relations, babies and infants, family relations, romance, fall in love, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, writers ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 18K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, friendship, looking for love, bank, couple relations, true love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 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, dublin ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 6K
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' 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 ⇓
31%
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 6.5
 12K
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, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, manipulations, dishonesty, love and romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, manipulation, infidelity, family life, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s, year 1951, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, wedding, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love story, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, manipulation, wooing, true love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, light, not serious, talky, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, opposites attract, hotshot lawyer, divorce lawyer, unlikely couple, romance, lawyer, middle age romance, love and romance, screwball, verbal byplay, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.5
 1K
Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman, concerned by her husband's eccentric behavior, hires a detective to follow his every move -- which yields unexpected results.
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, dishonesty, family relations, farce, couples, couple relations, police investigation, on the run, husband wife relationship, mistress, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, magic, mistaken identity, curses spells and rituals, romance, fall in love, young lovers, luck, legends and myths, supernatural ability, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Too Beautiful to Lie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A professional lady con makes herself the pharmacist's fiancée overnight, and faces a disastrous blemish in her impeccable con-woman career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, lie, pig, police, love, grandmother, tuxedo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, partners, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, dishonesty, buddies, on the road, couple relations, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 24K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 229K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, office romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%