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Just Add Water (2008)
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Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the nerve to pursue his childhood love, and finally takes back his community by toppling the local teenage Meth-baron.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: romance, family relations, addiction, hopes, couple relations, drug dealing, love and romance, self discovery, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, countryside, parents and children, family life, starting over, society, couples, small town life, small town, social relations, vigilante, drugs, vigilantism, middle age romance, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Just Add Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, couple relations, fall in love and love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Just Add Water: The Answer Man (2009), An Uzi at the Alamo (2005), Out at the Wedding (2007), Our Family Wedding (2010), Shirin in Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, dishonesty, hopes, romance, single parent, writer's life, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, self discovery, eccentric family, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, bittersweet, suicide, birthday, uzi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, eccentric family, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, couples, romance, society, love and romance, singleness, gay couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, couples, love and romance, family life, parents and children, culture clash, society, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 777
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, love and romance, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, homecoming, hopes, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Save the Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a bookstore manager resists a seemingly perfect guy's attempts to woo her.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, break-up, breakup, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, singleness, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.2
 936
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, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 736
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, romance, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, stabbing, morality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, uplifting, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, reunion, addiction, family life, drug abuse, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 244
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, breakup, couples, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 264
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, couples, looking for love, romance, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, true love, renewed love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, family problems, parents separation, couples, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 15K
Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, fall in love, proposal, hopes, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, romance, arrest, marriage proposal, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 145
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, romance, lifestyle, couples, singleness, couple relations, male female relationship, love, gender, love and romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, tense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, family relations, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.5
 8K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, middle age romance, tour guide, self discovery, opposites attract, self fulfillment, fall in love, couples, disorder, love and romance, parents and children, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Christmas Wedding Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being fired, Rebecca hours back to her old home town to attend her friends wedding on Christmas Eve and visit her mother. But when she tries to return home she finds she must relive Christmas Eve over and over until she gets it right.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: wedding, time loop, deja vu, infidelity, homecoming, christmas, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, disorder, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, romance, couple relations, friends, couples, family relations, divorce, love triangle, rivalry, love and romance, family problems, prenuptial agreement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wild About Harry (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, starting over, couple relations, hopes, romance, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, couples, television studio, divorce, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, couple relations, friendship, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, power relations, fall in love, doctors and patients, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 7K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, physical appearance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 809
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, nanny, romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, cinderella story, royal family, wizards and magicians, wooing, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, couples, family relations, babies and infants, youth, love and romance, romance, marriage, on the road, female director, karaoke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Undertaking Betty (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A politician's wife and the mortician who has secretly loved her for years plan to fake her death so they can run away together.
Style: humorous, sincere, romantic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, family relations, starting over, love and romance, friendship, lovers reunited, small town, infidelity, family business, small town life, parents and children, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, artists and showbiz, urban, reenactment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An Accidental Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Separated after 15 years of marriage, Vicki and Jason are set up by their two teenage children to spend a Christmas vacation together on the beach. But their family vacation is further complicated when Vicki's boss and Jason's gorgeous ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, christmas, couple relations, couples, destiny, family, romance, beach, frame up, starting over, hopes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%