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Play the Game (2009)
 6.4
 3K
Play the Game (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When ladies' man David Mitchell (Paul Campbell) gives his lonely grandfather, Joe (Andy Griffith), some pointers on dating, Joe becomes a big hit with the women in his retirement community. But David strikes out with his own tricks when he tries to woo a girl named Julie (Marla Sokoloff). Now it's up to Joe to teach his grandson how to win at love without playing games. Doris Roberts and Liz Sheridan co-star in this award-winning comedy.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: retirement home, elderly, wooing, family relations, looking for love, battle of the sexes, couples, aging, lifestyle, resentment, friendship between men, male friendship, singleness, romance, womanizer, love and romance, eligible bachelor, teaching the ways of the world, golden years, retirement home life, power relations, friendship, chess, salesman, oral sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, looking for love, singleness and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Play the Game: A Bride for Christmas (2012), See Jane Date (2003), BachelorMan (2003), New Low (2010), Boynton Beach Club (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Bride for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bride-to-be Jessie Patterson calls off her third engagement - during the ceremony! She swears off serious relationships, until she meets and is pursued by Aiden MacTiernan. Aiden, on the other hand, has bet his friends he is marriage material, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, christmas, looking for love, couples, love and romance, wooing, happy ending, fiance fiancee relationship, marriage, dating, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
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100%
Three Can Play That Game (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shanté Smith has moved to Atlanta where she's the Love Doctor, helping women get their men to the altar. Tiffany calls her after she catches her boyfriend, Byron, in a clinch with his boss, Carla, just after he wins a competition similar to ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, fall in love, couples, guru, contests and competitions, battle of the sexes, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, singleness, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
See Jane Date (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available sing can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: looking for love, wooing, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, romance, best friends, singleness, wedding, thirtysomething life, uninhibited rivalry, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 448
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, unlikely couple, womanizer, love and romance, romance, wooing, looking for love, couples, true love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.5
 214
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social worker, romance, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, fall in love, wooing, couples, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Slightly Single in L.A. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful relationship in L.A. is impossible. But being anti-social ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: clubbing, love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, romance, singleness, rivalry, hollywood, single, dating, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, teenage love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, breakup, renewed love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, unfulfillment, romance, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 830
Smooch (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An imaginative youngster (Kiernan Shipka) comes across an amnesiac prince (Simon Kassianides), who she believes is a fairy-tale figure. Convinced the man would be perfect for her widowed mom (Kellie Martin), she launches a plan to set the two up, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couples, family relations, nanny, romance, parents and children, cinderella story, royal family, wizards and magicians, wooing, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 705
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, disorder, overbearing, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Baggage Claim (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: stewardess, marriage proposal, family relations, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, couples, disorder, siblings relations, race against time, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I'm Through with White Girls (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "Operation Brown Sugar". But because Jay ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, ethnic stereotype, hip hop, jazz, looking for love, romance, couples, lifestyle, society, wooing, dating, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Getting Played (2006)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, lifestyle, gender, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Baby on Board (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Angela -an ambitious, image-conscious businesswoman working for over-demanding boss Mary. When Angela becomes unexpectedly pregnant at the peak of her career, her life with her divorce attorney husband, Curtis, is turned upside-down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, workplace, battle of the sexes, relationship vs career, couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, pregnancy, city life, infidelity, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, physical appearance, couples, romance, love and romance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, lifestyle, love and romance, waiter, group therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 270
Novel Romance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, couples, looking for love, romance, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 151
Herman U.S.A. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this quirky romantic comedy inspired by a true story, an influx of women invade the small town of Herman, Minn., to get their hands on a surplus of bachelors yearning for female companionship. When the persuasive "cry from the heart" of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, looking for love, couples, romance, lifestyle, singleness, couple relations, male female relationship, love, journalism, social relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Heavy Petting (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie thinks he's met the perfect woman, but in order to be with her, he must first get past her dog. Just when he thinks all is lost, he realizes that he loves the dog too! Now he must do everything he can to keep them both.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, wooing, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, pets, couples, animal life, looking for love, dog, human animal relationship, cleavage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 4K
Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, couples, lottery, romantic triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Love Conquers Paul (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Comedy - Brendan Bradley, Russell Garofalo, Elizabeth Wood
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, voyeurism, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, social misfits, misfit, stalking, small town, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
About Last Night (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A modern reimagining of the classic romantic comedy, this contemporary version closely follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: black woman, love and romance, looking for love, friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, up and down relationship, battle of the sexes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, attempted seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: s after an earthquake convince Owen, a writer of hack "as told to" autobiographies, to leave L.A. He burns his bridges telling people what he really thinks, quits his current client (a randy astronaut), and heads for the airport. Waiting ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, womanizer, romance, love and romance, couples, introspection, unfulfillment, friends, lesbian lover, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 938
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couples, sexual relations, wooing, couple relations, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 446
Mango Kiss (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "Mango Kiss" is a story about Lou whose world turns upside-down when she falls in love with her best friend Sassafras. They journey to San Francisco and stumble into the wild world of role-playing and non-monogamous S/M dykes. Comedy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, dominatrix, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, wooing, sexual relations, looking for love, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ben is 35, facing the unsatisfying suburban dating world, and looking for more then just sex. Nightmarish attempts with video dating, bad gym run-ins, and his uproarious friends signing him up with online match-making sites have got him nowhere. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, looking for love, romance, singleness, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hot Summer Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In "Hot Summer Days" a hot summer heat wave engulfs the Chinese territory, while the movie covers the lives of various characters during that time. There's chaffeur Wah who tries to woo foot masseur Li Yan via text messages, air ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, singleness, wooing, summer, holiday, multiple storylines, city life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: romance, wooing, couples, best friends, breakup, dating, looking for love, rivalry, fall in love, friendship, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%