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An Ideal Husband (1999)
 6.8
 15K
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, witty, twists and turns, earnest, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, couple relations, love and romance, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish, wedding, secret, politician, bathhouse, lie, theater, bachelor, marriage proposal, kiss, flirting, wager, father son relationship, bet ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, victorian england, 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 love and romance, romance, couples, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor and happy ending 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.
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, couples, comedy of errors, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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95%
 6.7
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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, feel good, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, parents and children, high society, manipulations, eccentric family, mind game, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, france, britain, 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: girls' night, date night
Plot: actress, love affair, high society, love and romance, social differences, governess, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, lifestyle, actor's life ...
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, lobbyist, social differences, journalism, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, master and servant, fall in love, society, female protagonist, farce, manipulation, women, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 35K
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, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, family drama, women, love and romance, singleness, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, love and romance, breakup, friendship, looking for love, dishonesty, couple relations, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, media, fall in love, campaign, romance, journalism, store, lifestyle, state affairs, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, unlikely partners, love and romance, partners, englishman, house, student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, love triangle, best friends, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, looking for love, infidelity, comedy of errors, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, suicide attempt, infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, friendship, dishonesty, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, romance, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, infertility, family relations, couple relations, babies and infants, romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, writers, wanting a baby ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, 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 ⇓
39%
 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, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, love affair, reunion, romance, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 16K
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, touching, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, friendship, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, touching, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, friends, relationship vs career, profanity, bittersweet, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, artists and showbiz, manipulations, couple relations, writer's life, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, college, infidelity, radio show ...
Time: 80s, year 1951, 50s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: semi serious, psychological, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, family relations, romance, farce, police investigation, couple relations, on the run, couples, mistress, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 5K
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, semi serious, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, marriage proposal, unlikely couple, couple relations, friends, power relations, social relations, young lovers, social differences, society, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, love triangle, looking for love, unlikely couple, looking for sex, manipulations, love and romance, true love, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, infidelity, partners, dishonesty, buddies, on the road, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, couple relations, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couples, couple relations, 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 ⇓
33%
 6.1
 22K
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, couple relations, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, cons and scams, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 8K
Out to Sea (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, gambling, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, partners, solar eclipse, cruise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples, romance, love and romance, lie, police, love, father son relationship, pig, grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, true love, young lovers, fall in love, luck, supernatural ability, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, not serious, light, talky, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, opposites attract, hotshot lawyer, unlikely couple, divorce lawyer, romance, lawyer, love and romance, screwball, verbal byplay, couples, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 48K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, lookalikes, politics, coma, secret service, conspiracy, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%