Movies like If You Only Knew

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If You Only Knew (1999)
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If You Only Knew (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a young man who fakes homosexuality to draw the interest of a woman. Instead she tries to help him find a date.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light, melancholic, offbeat
Plot: fall in love, romance, love affair, hidden identity, comedy of errors, dishonesty, womanizer, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, buddies, cons and scams, pretending to be gay, pregnancy, friends, singleness, best friends, couples, gays and lesbians, city life, gender, physical appearance, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to If You Only Knew

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, friends and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like If You Only Knew: The Night We Never Met (1993), So Woman! (2009), The Third Wheel (2002), I Hate Valentine's Day (2009), Be My Baby (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, unfulfillment, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, partners, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, gender, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 93
So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, love and romance, friendship, friends, lifestyle, fall in love, family relations, singleness, parents and children, couples, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, fall in love, disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance, hidden identity, unlikely couple, wooing, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.2
 338
Be My Baby (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After dating several cheating husbands who pretended to be single, Rylee devises a scheme for revenge. She gets a married man drunk, convinces him that they slept together, then shows up a year later with a baby and demands money. Her blackmail plan ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, nothing goes right, gender, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, farce, looking for love, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, gay slur, firefighter, cons and scams, friendship, gay, dishonesty, couples, disorder, impossible love, fall in love, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 9K
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, crimes, partners, dishonesty, love and romance, cruise, solar eclipse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 1K
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 453
BachelorMan (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In these times of enlightened sexual politics, Ted Davis is a scoring machine. He's got the rap, the charm and his little black book weighs several pounds. Ted has become a guru to his buddies who can only aspire in awe to his greatness. This ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, lifestyle, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, wooing, looking for love, true love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, unlikely couple, wedding, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
 693
Hairshirt (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Danny Reilly (Dean Paras) is a self-obsessed man who, after dumping Renee Weber (Neve Campbell), falls in love again with Corey Wells (Katie Wright). But Renee makes it her mission to see that Danny never falls in love again and sets out for attack ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, youth, roommate, prank, romance, looking for love, sexual relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lie Down with Dogs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wayward mid-20's NYC guy goes to the Pines for a change of pace for the summer.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: gay, fall in love, gender bending, self discovery, twentysomething life, resort, city life, sexual content, couples, friends, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sexy woman, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Getting Played (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, battle of the sexes, love and romance, womanizer, friendship, thirtysomething life, gender, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friend, brooklyn bridge, roommate, looking for love, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, singleness, self discovery, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.3
 998
Lovemakers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, UK, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Small time Hungarian matchmakers get the job to make a Hollywood star fall in love with a Russian businessman's spoiled brat sister. They get one million dollars if they succeed, but if they fail, they will have to pay with their lives.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, disorder, silly humor, cons and scams, dishonesty, mistaken identity, couples, friendship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Shrink Is In (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, mistaken identity, love affair, looking for love, love triangle, true love, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, win over, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 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, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, pregnancy, menage a trois, romance, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, couple relations, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, love and romance, disorder, couples, wooing, couple relations, buddies, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, unlikely couple, love triangle, looking for love, looking for sex, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 703
Kettle of Fish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jazz, fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, artists and showbiz, romance, looking for sex, lgbt, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, breakup, love and romance, comedy of errors, friendship, looking for love, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, best selling author ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 416
Loving Jezebel (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man is cursed with falling in love with other men's women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: infidelity, store, fall in love, suburbs, college, curses spells and rituals, singleness, twentysomething life, suburban life, friendship, breakup, cafe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, sexual content, gender, best friends, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Quarter Life Crisis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Hindu, and a believer in Astrology, Neil Desai is a second-generation East Indian-American, who is 27 years of age, works for an ad company, and has been in a relationship for over 6 years with Angel Matthews, and lives with her in a small ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: bachelor, bet, couples, love and romance, friends, wooing, lifestyle, unlikely couple, best friends, romance, womanizer, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: college, tennis, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, friendship, fall in love, gender bending, comedy of errors, cons and scams, teenage life, mistaken identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, fall in love, culture clash, friendship, couples, youth, society, love and romance, best friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 135
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, looking for love, romance, city life, buddies, lifestyle, society, rivalry, couples, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%