Movies like The Last Word 2008

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The Last Word (2008)
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The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of his latest client, Evan has no choice but to lie about his relationship to her late, lamented brother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, dark humor
Plot: writer's life, romance, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, family problems, opposites attract, unlikely couple, mountain, couples, terminal illness, unfulfillment, suicide, composer, dancing, writers, masturbation, lie, kissing, blackmail, giraffe, poetry, explosion ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, unlikely couple and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Last Word: Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008), Old Fashioned (2014), The Medicine Show (2001), The Bread, My Sweet (2001), Meet Prince Charming (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, terminal illness, romance, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, love affair, against the odds, terminal illness, opposites attract, parents and children, introspection, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, partners, reluctant partners, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, christmas, vomiting, car driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, dream come true, couples, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jonathan 'Jack' Harris is a waiter, who hopes to start a newspaper called The Tribeca Times, after the part of Manhattan where he lives, and while struggling to find advertisers and stories decides to do one on Internet dating services, so ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, romance, disorder, internet dating, computers and web, misfit, love and romance, apartment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, misfit, disorder, wedding, meteor, brother sister relationship, boyfriend, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: introspection, fall in love, couples, love affair, romance, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, contemplative, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, terminal illness, couple relations, opposites attract, age difference, unlikely couple, fall in love, womanizer, romance, love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 817
Two Days (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A two days from the life of Pyotr Drozdov, a highly ranked official from Moscow, which he spends with young museum employee Masha.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, writers, hung over, love at first sight, librarian, female director, hunger, wedding party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 1K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Perfect Opposites (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: relationship problems, love triangle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, fall in love, lifestyle, youth, looking for love, single, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 13K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, dysfunctional family, family life, romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 893
The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, mentally unstable, couples, midlife crisis, writer's life, family life, nothing goes right, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, riding a bicycle, fired from the job, ferry, applying lipstick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 665
Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family problems, family relations, breakup, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 20K
My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chance meeting, lifestyle, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, young lovers, small town life, fall in love, couple relations, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 8K
Good Dick (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, true love, misfit, unlikely couple, human nature, looking for love, fall in love, introspection, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, family relations, power relations, couples, romance, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Instant Karma (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The writer of a bad TV series begins to rethink his life when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, looking for love, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, love and romance, relationship vs career, romance, writer's life, profanity, couples, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, college life, youth, unlikely couple, friends, small town, homecoming, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 2K
The Singer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: orchestra, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, change of heart, lifestyle, unlikely couple, performer's life, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, society, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Navigating the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When sophisticated New York journalist Edith Iglauer is assigned to go to British Columbia to write a frivolous piece on the fishing industry, she butts heads with local fisherman and notorious loner, John Daly. While she thrives on the fast-paced ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, sincere, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, dishonesty, hopes, unfulfillment, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, young lovers, society, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, nebraska, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
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Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, friends, family relations, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, introspection, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 2K
Emma's Bliss (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon being informed that he is fatally ill with cancer, Max, who works at a used car store, steals money which his boss has gained through illegal means. When fleeing from the scene of the crime Max crashes his car. He is pulled unconscious from the ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, thought provoking, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, farm, love and romance, opposites attract, love of one's life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, sex, tragic love, stolen money, fall in love, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, school teacher, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, fall in love, family relations, couples, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Milenge Milenge (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magic happens, if you let it; and sometimes even fate or destiny, or whatever you want to call it, steps in to lend a hand. But when it concerns love, and finding that special person you're going to spend the rest of your life with, should you ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, romance, hopes, looking for love, college student, diary
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%