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An Ideal Husband (1999)
 6.9
 14K
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: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty, earnest, light, dramatic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, society, politics, love and romance, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, high society, irish, secret, politician, theater, marriage proposal, kiss, wager, bet, blackmail, letter, playboy, morality, reconciliation, confrontation, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, speech ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 1890s, victorian england, 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 clever films with plots about love and romance, romance, mentor, catastrophe, couples, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like An Ideal Husband: Easy Virtue (2008), The Triumph of Love (2001), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Speechless (1994), Born Yesterday (1993). 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: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, false identity, diary, comedy of errors, couple relations, romance, friendship, verbal byplay, country house, relatives, pleasure, new love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 19K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind game, parents and children, family relations, culture clash, manipulations, high society, dishonesty, rivalry, eccentric family, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, mistaken identity, crimes, dishonesty, murder, love and romance, rivalry, society, couples, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, love triangle, governess, actress, friendship, singer, actor's life, romance, master and servant, opposites attract, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 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, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, romance, campaign, media, store, unlikely couple, love, journalism, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, lobbyist, romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, couple relations, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, cinderella story, fish out of water, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 33K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, baby, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, eccentric family, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 10K
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: clever, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, falling in love, crisis, relationship vs career, couples, unlikely couple, singleness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, airport, romance, comedy of errors, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 5K
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, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, romance, couple relations, fall in love, childlessness, love and romance, couples, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, race against time, thirtysomething life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 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: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jealousy, obsession, infidelity, romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, screwball, hidden identity, substitute teacher, unlikely couple, writer's life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, iowa, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, college, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, couples, family life ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: neurotic, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, drugs/alcohol, breakup, urban, couples, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, neurosis, comedy of manners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 18K
Three to Tango (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: architect, love triangle, gay, romance, couple relations, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, affair, dance, partnership, tango, deception ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, virgin, waitress, betrayal, romance, sex, marriage, fall in love, love, engagement, girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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: witty, humorous, sexy, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: nurse, dentist, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, hidden identity, couple relations, love triangle, cons and scams, fall in love, couples, young woman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, mine, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, sex, divorce, dance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The MatchMaker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: election campaign, small town life, romance, irish, culture clash, opposites attract, small town, couple relations, politics, village, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, affair, revenge, romance, infidelity, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, love, restaurant, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, rescue, infidelity, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, looking for love, ambition, love and romance, couples, buddies, contests and competitions, mind game, wooing, guru ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, strong sexual content, couple relations, romance, urban, polyamory, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 3K
Splendor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Veronica is a white-bread beauty searching for a good man in Los Angeles. While slam dancing at a Halloween rave, she meets Abel, a sensitive poet. Then she meets Zed, a supersexy tattooed drummer with incredible biceps. Who will she choose? Does ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: menage a trois, love triangle, romance, pregnancy, fall in love, gays and lesbians, couple relations, sexual relations, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Revengers' Comedies (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France
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, humorous, dark humor, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicide attempt, revenge, vengeance, couple relations, single, bridge, friendship, romance, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: talky, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, hotshot lawyer, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, divorce lawyer, romance, couples, screwball, verbal byplay, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couples, dream, space opera, romance, friends, couple relations, twentysomething life, battles, love and romance, toys, star trek ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, bridesmaid, romance, hotel, folk, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, wedding reception, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, friendship, romance, coming out, gender bending, self discovery, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, partners, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 18K
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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, looking for love, obsession, love and romance, jane austen, fall in love, couples, social misfits, role playing, rivalry, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, resort, affair, friendship, romance, betrayal, unlikely couple, taxi, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, spain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%