Movies like The Pick-up Artist

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The Pick-up Artist (1987)
 5.3
 7K
The Pick-up Artist (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, sentimental, feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, romance, mafia, life philosophy, complex characters, debt, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, family relations, parents and children, teenager, gangsters, male female relationship, teacher, organized crime, grandmother grandson relationship, lone hero, love, catastrophe, money, natural disaster, violence, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city

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Most similar movies to The Pick-up Artist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, culture clash, storytelling, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Pick-up Artist: Moonstruck (1987), Betsy's Wedding (1990), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), For Keeps? (1988), Worth Winning (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 60K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, romance, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, happy ending, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, construction worker, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, love and romance, love story, bet, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, battle of the sexes, wooing, couples, initially antagonists, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, hawaii, san francisco, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, happy ending, underdog, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, talky, melancholic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, battle of the sexes, romance, love triangle, looking for love, looking for sex, unlikely couple, wooing, true love, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, melancholic, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, betrayal, womanizer, manipulation, love, sex, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, melancholic, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, marriage proposal, fbi, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, london, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, destiny, happy ending, workplace romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, feel good, witty ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, starting over, organized crime, fbi, murder, romance, crimes, police investigation, crime gone awry, betrayal, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 29K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: funny, feel good, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: womanizer, african american protagonist, battle of the sexes, romance, mentor, love story, boss and employee, opposites attract, buddies, unlikely couple, success, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: matchmaking, romance, family, jewish, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, workplace, eligible bachelor, thirtysomething life, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 46K
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, entertaining, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, one day, love, architect, screwball, romance, single mother, single father, kids and family, fall in love, girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. ...
Style: sexy, light, witty, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, obsession, revenge, life philosophy, womanizer, battle of the sexes, dating, unlikely friendships, wooing, dangerous attraction, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, wedding, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, justice, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, mistaken identity, misunderstanding, comedy of errors, looking for love, love, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, lesbian, love story ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 58K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, chance meeting, adventure, stranger, hopes, jazz musician, life philosophy, honest, loneliness, nothing goes right, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, suicide attempt, destiny, unlikely friendships, love story, happy ending, life philosophy, best friend, brooklyn bridge, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, women, breakup, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, single, pregnancy, love story, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 4K
Harvard Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to ...
Style: sexy, twists and turns, light, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, gangsters, basketball, drug abuse, college life, college, mentor, crime gone awry, addiction, love triangle, cheerleader, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, love and romance, comedy of errors, friendship, looking for love, breakup, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, gangsters, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 81K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, love, friendship, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, first love, class differences, dysfunctional family, school, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 1K
Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gambling, starting over, parents and children, love affair, golden years, opposites attract, teenage life, small town, death in the family, empire, nightclub, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Suburban Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Publishing assistant Brett Eisenberg wants to be a big-time editor. However, she lacks self-confidence, a problem that isn't helped by her new, overbearing boss. Brett soon enters into a relationship with Archie, an older man who has plenty of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female protagonist, seduction, romance, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, writer's life, office, love story, magazine editor, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 16K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, love, new year's eve, friendship, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, best friends in love, love, love story, opposites attract, autumn, romance, unlikely couple, unlikely friendships, initially antagonists, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1987, year 1977 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, romance, love story, life philosophy, sarcasm, destiny, fall in love, writers, shopping, love affair, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding preparations and rituals, friends, love, women, wedding, friendship, relationships, forbidden love, love triangle, best friend, crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, london, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Longest Week (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, fall in love, love and romance, down on your luck, romance, singleness, looking for love, love story, lifestyle, couples, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, love, stepmother stepson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%