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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Original name: 미녀는 괴로워
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot sing. After getting humilitated publicly by an ungrateful Ammy, Han-na undergoes an extreme makeover to become a pop sensation herself.
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, romantic, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, love and romance, overweight woman, self discovery, music, hidden identity, self fulfillment, looking for love, starting over, society, identity crisis, unfulfilled love, disfigurement, phone sex, unfulfillment, change of luck, changing lives, telephone call, shallowness, pop star, romance, glory, fan, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, looking for love, fall in love, family relations and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like 200 Pounds Beauty: Miss Granny (2014), Love 911 (2012), Whatcha Wearin'? (2012), Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011), My Little Bride (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Granny (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oh Mal-Soon (Nah Moon-hee) is a 74-year-old widow that realizes she is becoming a burden on her family. As she is roaming the streets, she comes across a photo studio and decides to dress up for a self- portrait. When she walks out of the photo ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic, touching ...
Plot: elderly, golden years, family relations, miraculous event, hidden identity, second chance, music, love and romance, disorder, imaginary, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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Love 911 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr. Mi-Soo misdiagnoses a patient after she meets the woman's husband, whom she assumes to be abusive. With his wife in grave condition, the man sues the hospital. Kang-Il is a widowed firefighter who overhears the situation and when he ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man. When Yoon-Jung's relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Yoon-Jung meets Hyun-Seung, the stranger she had phone sex with.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: phone sex, fall in love, couples, starting over, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, infidelity, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
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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
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My Little Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Boeun (Moon Geun Young) is an ordinary high school girl who worries about grades and has a crush on her school's baseball team ace, Jungwoo. One day, Boeun's grandfather orders her to marry Sangmin (Kim Rae Won) because of a pact he made ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: arranged marriage, family relations, love affair, youth, teenage life, couples, honeymoon, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, high school life, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia, south korea
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100%
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Antique (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jin-hyuk was brought up as the well-bred heir to a corporate fortune. He has got the looks, the money and the charm, but even so, true love is hard to find. Jin-hyuk opens up a cake shop and hires Sun-woo, a talented patissier who had a crush on ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: bakery, lifestyle, self discovery, workplace situations, store, fall in love, workplace, gender, love and romance, boxing, pastry, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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My Tutor Friend (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a touching story of two completely different students from two completely different worlds. One is a rich male repeating his third year of high school and the other a poor girl in her second year of university struggling to make ends meet.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: fall in love, hidden identity, friendship, youth, wooing, love affair, family problems, family business, rebelliousness, obsession, chase, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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Paradise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen and Alfredo live a happy, quiet life in the suburbs surrounded by friends and family. After Alfredo receives a promotion, the two move away to Mexico City where they immediately feel the social pressure of being overweight in a bustling ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, couple relations, crumbling marriage, physical appearance, discrimination, love and romance, misfit, couples, society, supportive spouse, relationship problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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A World Without Women (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A little sea resort on the Picardie coast, the last week of august. When handing over the keys to a rented apartment, Sylvain makes the acquaintance of two beautiful women. This is a fabulous occasion for him to escape his routine, single life in ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, bittersweet, physical appearance, looking for love, misfit, encounter, male female relationship, beach, mother daughter relationship, seaside, kiss, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Crazy First Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young student falls madly in love with a professor's daughter. Promised by the professor that he will let him marry his daughter if he graduates from university with a law degree, the student works hard and finally succeeds. When the time ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ciao Bella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mustafa Moradi is aching to find a girlfriend. On the other end of the city, Linnea is desperately searching for a guy with style, courage and a burning passion.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, clubbing, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, hidden identity, society, misfit, coming of age, escapades, disorder, rave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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28%
Always Woodstock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Neurotic, struggling songwriter, Catherine Brown's life in New York City falls apart, she is forced to confront her past when she spends the summer at her childhood home in Woodstock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: self discovery, starting over, romance, music, homecoming, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couples, society, family relations, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, woodstock
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28%
Seoul Searching (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea, China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1980s a group of foreign-born Korean teenagers who meet at a Seoul summer camp to learn what it means to be Korean. The three boys, from the U.S., Mexico, and Germany, then meet three girls who rock their world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
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Place: seoul, korea
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Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, music, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, physical appearance ...
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Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
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27%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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27%
Lying to Be Perfect (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, montreal, tokyo ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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26%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, witty ...
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The Blue Diner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: psychological, sincere, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, self discovery, social decay, forbidden love, relationship vs career, estrangement, hopes, romance, parents and children, pregnancy, betrayal ...
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Woman on the Beach (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
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25%
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, support group, couples, physical appearance, romance, singleness, breast cancer, dating, strong female presence, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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25%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, singleness, couples, physical appearance, romance, love and romance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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25%
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Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, disorder, contests and competitions, music, underdog, love and romance, musician's life, music band, model, audition, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
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25%
The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, wooing, romance, couples, love and romance, student, taxi driver, dog walker, shower, dog, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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25%
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Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
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Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, looking for love, odd couple, obsessive quest, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, love and romance, buddies, singleness, support group, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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25%
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Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, teenage life, sport team, youth, sport, silly humor, baseball, animal life, scout
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: hidden identity, romance, couples, injustice, prodigy, fall in love, gender, society, unfulfillment, family relations, love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
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25%