Movies like New in Town

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New in Town (2009)
 5.6
 22K
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, realistic, witty, semi serious, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, fish out of water, love and romance, factory worker, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, businessman, opposites attract, labor union, love, labor, factory, countryside, vegetarian, creativity, business executive, misfit, lifestyle, pratfall, ice fishing, secretary, life philosophy, prejudice, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, miami, new jersey, california

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Most similar movies to New in Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and light films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, culture clash, life philosophy, love story and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like New in Town: One Fine Day (1996), The Proposal (2009), The Holiday (2006), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), The Ugly Truth (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 43K
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: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, single father, one day, nothing goes right, parents and children, looking for love, disorder, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 295K
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: feel good, romantic, light, witty, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, happy ending, initially antagonists, boss and employee, fake marriage, love story, marriage of convenience, employer employee relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 250K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 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, romantic, sentimental, sweet, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, happy ending, couples, looking for love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vacation, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, homecoming, fashion, couples, love triangle, marriage proposal, fashion designer, small town, career woman, old love, haunted by the past, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 204K
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: sexy, feel good, witty, funny, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love and romance, womanizer, battle of the sexes, looking for love, workplace, relationships, love story, teaching the ways of the world, sex aid, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ 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, not serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, happy ending, romance, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, verbal byplay, old love, diary, law firm, intern, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, london, bangkok thailand, new york, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 23K
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: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 88K
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, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: provence, vineyard, countryside, wine, love story, self discovery, love and romance, inheritance, starting over, businessman, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: france, europe, england, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 33K
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, small town, misfit, romance, love and romance, happy ending, self discovery, new love, fall in love, hospital, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south carolina, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 221K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, fall in love, single mother, plastic surgery, deception, marriage, blackmail, plan gone awry, office romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, politics, romance, love triangle, couples, state affairs, love and romance, campaign, rivalry, underdog, contests and competitions, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 46K
Hart of Dixie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: New Yorker Zoe Hart has it all figured out - after graduating top of her class from medical school, she'll follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon. But when her dreams fall apart, Zoe decides to work at a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, small town life, young woman, lifestyle change, female doctor, social relations, lifestyle, doctor, newcomer, doctors and patients, fish out of water, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 104K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, witty, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love story, diary, thirtysomething life, love and romance, looking for love, christmas, love triangle, couples, holiday, workplace romance, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 136K
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, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, rise to the top, opposites attract, small town life, kindness, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Prince and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, prince, cinderella story, fall in love, college, youth, eligible bachelor, couples, graduation, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, denmark, australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 94K
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: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, irish, proposal, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dedicated environmental lawyer Lucy Kelson goes to work for billionaire George Wade as part of a deal to preserve a community center. Indecisive and weak-willed George grows dependent on Lucy's guidance on everything from legal matters to ...
Style: romantic, light, funny, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, fall in love, looking for love, workplace romance, billionaire, opposites attract, eligible bachelor, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 7K
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: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: romantic, light, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, artificial insemination, love story, romance, fall in love, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 93K
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, sentimental, light, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, wedding, unlikely couple, canceled wedding, love and romance, battle of the sexes, runaway bride, fiance fiancee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, journalist, ex husband ex wife relationship, newspaper article ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, maryland, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 92
To the Mat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: To the Mat tells the story of a laid-back ex-wrestler (Ricky Schroder) who's trying to keep his family's down-and-out Southern wrestling school above water. When his mother hires an uptight Wall Street consultant from New York (Laura Bell ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, family business, couples, family relations, workplace, opposites attract, disorder, professional wrestling, small town, counselor, sport, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: date night, girls' 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: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, single parent, couples, society, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riley Thomas is sent by her profit-obsessed boss to shut down one of the company’s holdings, a small outerwear company in Vermont, for missing profit targets. Riley finds that the company is the lifeblood of a town and, instead of closing down the ...
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, corporation, love interest, female executive, businessman, small town, small business, workplace, happy ending, small town life, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, disorder, love and romance, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 139
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, looking for love, couples, romance, lifestyle, singleness, couple relations, love, male female relationship, small town life, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Growing the Big One (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Radio DJ Emma Silver (Shannen Doherty) leads a chic city life in Seattle until she finds out her beloved grandfather has died. Traveling to his farm in quaint Valleyville, Washington to take care of the details, she is stunned to learn her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: farm, romance, fall in love, couples, contests and competitions, social relations, ambition, fish out of water, small town, radio show, disorder, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 79K
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: feel good, romantic, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, disorder, destiny, dating, portal, couples, romance, supernatural romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%