Movies like Paperback Romance

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Paperback Romance (1994)
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Paperback Romance (1994)
Original name: Lucky Break
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his advances, but when Sophie breaks her leg, she has the perfect way of hiding her disability from Eddie. As Sophie struggles to win over Eddie and hide her disability, Eddie's jealous fiance and a police officer investigating a jewel heist threaten their relationship.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: library, polio, crutch, crimes, heist, writer's life, romance, disability, misfit, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, farce, couples, dishonesty, paralysis, criminal heroes, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, down on your luck, bittersweet, writers, opposites attract, prison ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Paperback Romance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty and love triangle mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Paperback Romance: The Best Man (2005), A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995), Coming & Going (2011), The Answer Man (2009), Be My Baby (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, cons and scams, writers, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, farce, silly humor, unlikely criminals, unfulfilled love, odd couple, social differences, investigation, love and romance, couples, family relations, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, touching, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, looking for love, romance, misfit, disorder, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Be My Baby (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After dating several cheating husbands who pretended to be single, Rylee devises a scheme for revenge. She gets a married man drunk, convinces him that they slept together, then shows up a year later with a baby and demands money. Her blackmail plan ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, looking for love, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, vengeance, gender, nothing goes right, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, cons and scams, love and romance, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shrewd, voyeur, red dress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Two Much (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: twins, love triangle, switching roles, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, wooing, hidden identity, nothing goes right, screwball, adaptation, art, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paperback Hero (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment, he needs a name, a woman's name - and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, friendship, novelist, mistaken identity, wilderness, fall in love, comedy of errors, small town, friends, disorder, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, single parent, romance, mexican american, travel, society, mariachi, incident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, couples, crimes, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, veterinarian, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Remember Me? (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sharing the same psychologist, a kleptomaniac (Robert) that writes stories a bit too realistic and scary for kids, and a narcoleptic (Beatrice) that documents everything in her life, begin to see that love can be a cure for their ailments. But ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, memory loss, fall in love, misfit, social misfits, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, death of mother, singleness, croquet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, disorder, pregnancy, fall in love, social differences, couples, opposites attract, nothing goes right, win over, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: against the odds, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, love, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Who Says It's Easy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A methodical man falls for a pregnant woman with a very particular life story.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, couples, sexual relations, sexual dysfunction, pregnancy, sexual content, profanity, car wash, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My First Wedding (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young lady about to get married realizes that she has a problem: she fantasizes about every man she sees. She goes to confess at church but unknowingly confesses to a young man who is not a priest. He agrees to help her, but falls in love with her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, wooing, fall in love, true love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, unfulfilled love, singleness, lovers reunited, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sophie's Revenge (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dumped by her fiance just two months before their wedding, comic strip writer Sophie hatches an elaborate plan to get her Jeff back and punish the movie star, Joanna, who seduced him away. She finds herself a partner, Gordon, an ex-lover of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, vengeance, friends, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, sisterhood, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, cons and scams, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, writer's life, win over, dishonesty, romance, hidden identity, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Kissed a Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jérémie, 34, wakes up in an apartment he doesn't know, next to a woman he doesn't know. She is Adna, a stunning Swedish woman who is as funny as she is sweet. Is this the beginning of a fairy tale? Not quite, since Jérémie is about to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love triangle, romance, rivalry, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, love affair, life turned upside down, introspection, gender, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Romantic Debtors (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A policeman in debt is constantly called by a woman working to collect his debt. When they meet by accident they attracted to each other, and does not realize they already have a hostile phone-relationship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, unlikely couple, dishonesty, disorder, debt, debt collector, hidden identity, fall in love, urban, opposites attract, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, obsession, thirtysomething life, school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Shrink Is In (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, love triangle, looking for love, love affair, mistaken identity, fall in love, true love, wooing, romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Knot (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple endures a series of mishaps right before their wedding day.
Style: humorous, touching, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, friends, family relations, love and romance, best friends, wedding
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Too Beautiful to Lie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A professional lady con makes herself the pharmacist's fiancée overnight, and faces a disastrous blemish in her impeccable con-woman career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, lie, taxi, police, love, pharmacist, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%