Movies like The Pick-up Artist

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The Pick-up Artist (1987)
 5.2
 6K
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, talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, romantic, erotic, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, debt, alcoholic father, gambling, race against time, romance, tour guide, looking for love, casino, fall in love, love and romance, urban, couples, battle of the sexes, parents and children, wooing, family relations, mafia, love, teacher, male female relationship, organized crime, grandmother, museum, roulette ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, romantic and humorous films with plots about culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, life philosophy, storytelling, dialogue and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Pick-up Artist: Betsy's Wedding (1990), Moonstruck (1987), Boomerang (1992), Two Girls and a Guy (1997), For Keeps? (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 43K
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: talky, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, infidelity, romance, urban, lover, love letter, full moon, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.5
 23K
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, buddies, ladykiller, casanova, success, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for love, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, sexual, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love, revenge, actor, loft, love triangle, couple relations, romance, betrayal, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 4K
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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, adoption, pregnancy, coming of age, romance, college, babies and infants, small town, single parent, young lovers, school, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, weatherman, unlikely couple, infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, manipulations, opposites attract, self discovery, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: talky, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, career woman, love triangle, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, wedding, fall in love, dishonesty, workplace, manipulations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1983 Burt Reynolds version -- This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to cure him of his obsession with women. His story of sexual and romantic exploits with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, farce, infidelity, obsession, introspection, romance, looking for sex, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: touching, sexual, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, psychiatrist, self discovery, mental illness, patient, romance, love, elderly, doctors and patients, couples, aging ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: clever, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, looking for love, parents and children, urban, singleness, thirtysomething life, fall in love, city life, love and romance, couples, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 1K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: yuppie, love, romance, opposites attract, love triangle, nothing goes right, urban, family life, working class, love and romance, family relations, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: feel good, semi serious, clever, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, love letter, romance, mistaken identity, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, misunderstanding, ocean or sea, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, friends, cheating, birthday, wedding, love triangle, relationships, love story, lawyer, best friend, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, fbi, crime, comedy of errors, romance, gangsters, hidden identity, couple relations, mistaken identity, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
50%
 4.9
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: marriage, unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 36K
Spread (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Nikki is homeless, car-less and closing in on 30, but he's amoral, good-looking, and adept in the sack, moving from one wealthy woman of 35 or 40 to another, a kept boy-toy. His newest gig, with Samantha, an attorney whose house ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, erotic, cynical, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, seduction, battle of the sexes, fall in love, gigolo, party, infidelity, looking for sex, male nudity, sex, life philosophy, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, romance, unlikely couple, urban, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, media, couples, workplace, columnist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 21K
Green Card (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, greenhouse, green card, immigration, romance, cons and scams, unlikely couple, immigrants, fall in love, urban, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 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: sexual, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, college, mafia, drug abuse, college life, basketball, gangsters, love triangle, cheerleader, sex, comedy of errors, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, friends, infidelity, black romance, african american, trust, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, horse ranch, single mother, romance, single parent, divorce, starting over, unlikely couple, couple relations, eligible bachelor, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, sentimental, semi serious, talky, dark humor ...
Plot: starting over, fbi, murder, hitman, gangsters, crime, romance, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, romantic, sentimental, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, looking for love, pregnancy, drinking, friendship, women, bar, breakup, relationships, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, parents and children, fall in love, autism, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 4K
Chasing Papi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Playboy Thomas Fuentes has so far been able to skate by in life on good looks and charm alone. But when his duplicitous relationships with three women -- impassioned waitress Cici, meticulous lawyer Lorena and bored socialite Patricia -- spiral out ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, farce, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, feminism, chase, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, teenage love, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, miami, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, friends, couples, divorce, mentor, looking for sex, romance, lovers, marital problem, crazy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 67K
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, high school, record store, slumber party, teenage love, love, romance, prom, family, cult, social differences, teenage crush ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%