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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: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, entertaining, witty, earnest, light, dramatic ...
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, secret, politician, bathhouse, theater, marriage proposal, kiss, wager, bet, blackmail, letter, playboy, morality, social satire ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, victorian england, 1890s, 18th century
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, mentor, adaptation, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like An Ideal Husband: Easy Virtue (2008), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Nine Months (1995), Speechless (1994), 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, clever, biting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: mistaken identity, diary, false identity, romance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, verbal byplay, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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, feel good, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, love and romance, high society, mind game, culture clash, manipulations, eccentric family, dishonesty, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: actress, love affair, love and romance, pianist, love triangle, friendship between women, governess, friendship, master and servant, opposites attract, romance, social differences ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 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, media, opposites attract, campaign, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, rivalry, thirtysomething life, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, murder, gender bending, gender, society, power relations, investigation, vengeance, dishonesty, royal family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, couple relations, family relations, romance, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, fall in love, love and romance, husband wife relationship, wanting to have children, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, lobbyist, romance, cinderella story, misfit, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
Plot: concierge, hotel, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, ireland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, buddies, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couple relations, crumbling marriage, on the road, partners, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, unlikely couple, hotshot lawyer, love and romance, divorce, divorce lawyer, romance, couples, screwball, lawyer, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sexy, touching, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, bridesmaid, romance, lovers reunited, infidelity, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: sentimental, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, singleness, fall in love, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, talky, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, manipulations, couple relations, writer's life, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, opposites attract, love affair, family life ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Swinging with the Finkels (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A suburban couple decide to spice up their lives by swinging with another couple.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, marital separation, sexual relations, friends, partners, buddies, looking for sex, unfulfillment, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 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, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, romance, jane austen, looking for love, love and romance, couples, fall in love, social misfits, role playing, rivalry, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: offbeat, realistic, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicide attempt, revenge, dishonesty, friends, love triangle, infidelity, vengeance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: clever, witty, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: airport, friendship, romance, couples, friends, best friends, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 45K
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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, coma, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana, couples ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: architect, love triangle, romance, gay, mistaken identity, disorder, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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, witty, clever, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, betrayal, waitress, virgin, marriage, love affair, fall in love, siblings relations, couple relations, reunion, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 7K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, gambling, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, solar eclipse, cruise ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 20K
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
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 ⇓
28%
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, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, urban, couples, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, sex, divorce, yelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: humorous, clever, talky, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, jealousy, romance, opposites attract, dishonesty, looking for love, screwball, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: touching, witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: election campaign, small town life, irish, romance, small town, culture clash, politics, opposites attract, social relations, family relations, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, bet, couple relations, battle of the sexes, love and romance, love story, journalist, couples, fall in love, wooing, initially antagonists, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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