Movies like The Importance of Being Earnest

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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
 6.8
 22K
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, entertaining, melancholic, romantic, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: false identity, mistaken identity, romance, friendship, social differences, couples, comedy of errors, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns, relationships, friends, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, apprentice, society, dishonesty, verbal byplay, country house, relatives, new love, country estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to The Importance of Being Earnest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, romantic, sexy and light films with plots about romance, mentor, dialogue, love and romance, catastrophe, love and culture clash mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Importance of Being Earnest: Emma (1996), Mansfield Park (1999), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), An Ideal Husband (1999), Love & Friendship (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Emma (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own ...
Style: witty, romantic, sweet, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, opposites attract, matchmaking, estate, friendship, english countryside, couples, looking for love, rich and poor, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s, 1800s, 18th century
Place: england, britain, london
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100%
 7.1
 21K
Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, biting, realistic, gloomy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: estate, slavery, country estate, love triangle, jane austen, society, couple relations, fall in love, couples, strong female presence, gender, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, couple relations, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Love & Friendship (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and ...
Style: witty, stylized, light, talky, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: jane austen, friendship, period piece, love, manipulation, relationships, culture clash, romance, family, betrayal, love story, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, cross dressing, mistaken identity, twins, disguise, romance, gender bending, sea disaster, love, disorder, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s, victorian era ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, battle of the sexes, farce, family relations, merchant, suitor, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: witty, romantic, dramatic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, jane austen, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, social differences, happy ending, opposites attract, wooing, countryside ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, diary, thirtysomething life, love and romance, looking for love, love story, love triangle, workplace romance, couples, christmas, holiday, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: looking for love, happy ending, love triangle, romance, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, verbal byplay, law firm, diary, intern, old love, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, london, new york, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: feel good, touching, light, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, arranged marriage, matchmaking, love affair, estate, manipulations, comedy of errors, opposites attract, verbal byplay, manipulation, battle of the sexes, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, misunderstanding, firefighter, weird, love triangle, love letter, couples, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, conspiracy, hidden identity, disorder, lookalikes, fall in love, emperor, romance, social differences, society, exile, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, romantic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, dishonesty, fish out of water, seance, clairvoyant, love story, spiritualist ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: france, cote d'azur, french riviera, south of france, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, dog, model, veterinarian, romance, radio, love and romance, disorder, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.7
 10K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport team, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, couple relations, romance, fall in love, couples, ambition, opposites attract, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: 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 ⇓
39%
 6.0
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August (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways and thoughts on the more rurally based family. An adaptation of Anton ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love triangle, friendship, self discovery, siblings relations, family problems, fall in love, romance, love and romance, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, future
Place: wales, europe, england, scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, train wreck, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, fall in love, parents and children, babies and infants, rise to the top, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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Princess Caraboo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, opposites attract, royal family, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, hidden identity, master and servant, rich and poor, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, teenage girl, fish out of water, daughter, social differences, family relations, culture clash, hopes, lifestyle, fall in love, shopping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 48K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, looking for love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 11K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, woman, rich man, betrayal, farce, gossip, newlywed, twists & turns, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, love affair, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 264K
Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fame, paparazzi, social differences, star, society, opposites attract, power of love, friendship, romance, couples, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 4K
Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, female friendship, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%