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Love Stinks (1999)
 5.8
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Love Stinks (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A movie about a relationship...that's worse than yours. Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while she's instantly attracted to his single-ness. They both ditch their wedding dates and start their own date that same night. The two become a couple, appearing very happy until after a couple of years of postponing a marriage proposal. When Chelsea realizes that Seth wants to remain single and together, she becomes quite bitter. In the next hour of the movie, the two engage in behavior that makes the War of the Roses look like child's play.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, sitcom, funny, idiotic, sexy, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: backstage, pretending to be gay, spa, planetarium, romance, wedding, dark humor, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, battle of the sexes, couples, lifestyle, opposites attract, disorder, nothing goes right, wooing, twentysomething life, shrewd, marriage, revenge, cat, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, couples, lifestyle, romance, fantasy world, nudity (full frontal - brief) and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Love Stinks: Tomcats (2001), The Ladies Man (2000), Mr. Wrong (1996), How to Be a Player (1997), Couples Retreat (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tomcats (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College buddies chip in and promise that the group's last unmarried man will collect a cash pot. Seven years later, the kitty is worth $500,000 -- money Michael needs to pay a gambling debt. Problem is, the only other single guy is a hopeless ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, not serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: group of friends, bachelor, friendship, one night stand, singleness, fall in love, lifestyle, goofy hero, love triangle, looking for sex, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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100%
 5.2
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The Ladies Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, light, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, true love, love and romance, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, odd couple, buddies, sexual relations, dishonesty, wrestling ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
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Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wooing, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, lifestyle, dark humor, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Be a Player (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, party, looking for sex, couples, wooing, singleness, feminism, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.5
 105K
Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, couple relations, marriage, friends, couples, farce, island, couples therapy, disorder, divorce, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 1K
Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, twentysomething life, comedy of errors, urban, city life, wedding, couples, friends, disorder, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Someone Marry Barry (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, disorder, thirtysomething life, couple relations, silly humor, profanity, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 11K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, new york, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 31K
Boat Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pretending to be gay, bikini, homosexuality, cruise ship, fish out of water, farce, lifestyle, singleness, fall in love, comedy of errors, goofy hero, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 217
I Do & I Don't (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a young couple that must endure premarital counseling and the horrific married couple they are assigned to.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, marriage, romance, counseling, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, profanity, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 565
What Boys Like (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While traveling to be the groomsmen in the wedding of their friend Scott, the wolf Dewey proposes two bets to his monogamist friend Jay: if he had sex along the weekend he would give his valuable convertible car to Jay; and if Jay did not score any ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wedding, opposites attract, lifestyle, buddies, looking for love, fall in love, silly humor, singleness, womanizer, best friends, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Sex Monster (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, experiment gone awry, looking for sex, nightlife, farce, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, wedding, menage a trois, romance, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, couples, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, musician's life, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, signal, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 437
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 ⇓
21%
 5.5
 3K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: waiter, drug abuse, looking for love, workplace situations, friendship, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 598
Watch It (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his introduction to a game of perpetual pranks called ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: prank, partners, gender, best friends, love triangle, family gatherings, singleness, love and romance, battle of the sexes, womanizer, buddies, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Ladies Man (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females?
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, workplace, battle of the sexes, love and romance, college, down on your luck, singleness, college life, absurd humor, unlikely friendships, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: egypt, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, wooing, romance, breakup, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Doug Harris is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams, Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan, owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, nothing goes right, friends, love and romance, best man, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, male friendship, friendship between men, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 5K
Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexy, intense, sexual, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.0
 4K
Casual Sex? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: resort, friends, battle of the sexes, dating, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, unlikely couple, best friends, buddies, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 2K
20 Dates (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Myles is divorced in L.A. He wants a love life and a film career. So he decides to go on 20 dates and find true love in front of a camera, making his first feature. His patient agent, Richard, finds a $60,000 investor, the shadowy Elie. Myles starts ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, satirical, light, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hidden camera, filmmaking, looking for love, fall in love, showbiz, lifestyle, nothing goes right, dating, women, relationships, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, disorder, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iowa, brooklyn new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 678
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, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, jazz, friendship, fall in love, unlikely couple, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the ...
Style: light, romantic, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding planner, love and romance, couple relations, true love, love triangle, looking for love, romance, destiny, lifestyle, arranged marriage, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife Joan are going through a divorce, which is upsetting his ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, wedding reception, adultery, family life, couple relations, singleness, self discovery, love triangle, love affair, eccentric family, infidelity, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, manipulation, wooing, true love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.8
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, couple relations, opposites attract, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, odd couple, desire for fame, partners, love and romance, media, buddies, lifestyle, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%