Movies like New in Town

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New in Town (2009)
 5.6
 20K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a manufacturing plant, she jumps at the opportunity, knowing that a big promotion is close at hand. What begins as a straight-forward assignment becomes a life-changing experience as Lucy discovers greater meaning in her life and, most unexpectedly, the man of her dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious, realistic, witty, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fish out of water, small town, opposites attract, vegetarian, misfit, factory worker, moral dilemma, fall in love, social relations, business executive, humiliation, pratfall, creativity, life philosophy, prejudice, natural disaster, justice, love, labor, propaganda, romance, labor union, small town life, secretary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california

Most similar movies to New in Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, romantic and light films with plots about love and romance, romance, life philosophy, happy ending, destiny, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like New in Town: The Proposal (2009), The Holiday (2006), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), The Accidental Husband (2008), One Fine Day (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boss and employee, unlikely couple, workplace romance, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, obnoxious boss, couple relations, eccentric family, power relations, proposal, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, homecoming, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples, fashion, small town, self discovery, marriage proposal, career woman, fashion designer, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Accidental Husband (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: radio show, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, fiance fiancee relationship, annulment, talk show host, talk radio, mistaken identity, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 40K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, romance, one day, looking for love, parents and children, urban, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, witty, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, romance, opposites attract, verbal byplay, happy ending, thirtysomething life, relationships, love story, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, germany, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 188K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: feel good, witty, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, battle of the sexes, workplace, love and romance, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, looking for sex, male objectification, media, tv show, producer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 85K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, couples, proposal, initially antagonists, irish, escapades, nothing goes right, road trip, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, wales, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 82K
A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, love and romance, countryside, businessman, inheritance, wine, vineyard, provence, romance, starting over, love story, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, england, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 20K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, screwball, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Failure to Launch (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, living with parents, verbal byplay, singleness, bondage, family relations, fall in love, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 143K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, looking for love, love and romance, thirtysomething life, christmas, diary, holiday, love triangle, couples, verbal byplay, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rabbit Without Ears (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, ladykiller, love of one's life, couple relations, buddies, one-night stand, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, womanizer, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
Place: germany, kindergarten, europe, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 6K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, hotel, opposites attract, sketch artist, mayor, motel, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 19K
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, small town life, lifestyle, chance meeting, small town, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 97K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, serendipity, coincidence, friendship, lovers reunited, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, lobbyist, romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, couple relations, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, cinderella story, fish out of water, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 126K
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: inheritance, small town, fish out of water, city country contrast, kindness, love letter, ferrari, apple tree, liar, billionaire, fable, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, bet, love story, couple relations, battle of the sexes, fall in love, initially antagonists, journalist, couples, plan gone awry, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 18K
Austenland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, looking for love, obsession, love and romance, jane austen, fall in love, couples, social misfits, role playing, rivalry, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 135
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, singleness, love and romance, romance, couples, journalism, couple relations, looking for love, small town life, gender, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 86K
Runaway Bride (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, small town, unlikely couple, love and romance, battle of the sexes, runaway bride, fiance fiancee relationship, journalist, ex husband ex wife relationship, newspaper article, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, canceled wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maryland, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 21K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: semi serious, romantic, sweet, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, relationships, father son relationship, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 74K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, romance, destiny, disorder, supernatural, altering history, portal, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, cinderella ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 63K
Made of Honor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, bridesmaid, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Night Stand (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After an extremely regrettable one night stand, two strangers wake up to find themselves snowed in after sleeping through a blizzard that put all of Manhattan on ice. They're now trapped together in a tiny apartment, forced to get to know each ...
Style: feel good, sexy, not serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: looking for sex, fall in love, romance, new year's eve, one-night stand, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nothing goes right, isolation, relationships, love story, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 257K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: prostitute, cinderella story, love and romance, social differences, opposites attract, love story, fish out of water, fall in love, rich man poor woman, rags to riches, millionaire, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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