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A Previous Engagement (2008)
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A Previous Engagement (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, Malta, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Julia Reynolds talks her husband into a family vacation in Malta she has a secret agenda: a date made twenty-five years earlier with her first love.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, dull life, family problems, mother daughter relationship, love, male female relationship, adultery, soul mate, island, couples, crumbling marriage, chorus girl, unfulfillment, female director, vacation, feminism, salsa, malta, mediterranean, villa
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe

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Most similar movies to A Previous Engagement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like A Previous Engagement: Swinging with the Finkels (2011), I'm Staying (2003), My First Wedding (2006), Black Coffee (2014), Divorce Invitation (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Swinging with the Finkels (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A suburban couple decide to spice up their lives by swinging with another couple.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, marital separation, partners, friends, sexual relations, wife swapping, swinger, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 707
I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry, family problems, romance, couple relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
My First Wedding (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young lady about to get married realizes that she has a problem: she fantasizes about every man she sees. She goes to confess at church but unknowingly confesses to a young man who is not a priest. He agrees to help her, but falls in love with her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, true love, fall in love, love triangle, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, singleness, mistaken identity, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 705
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, friends, family relations, couples, divorce, love triangle, rivalry, family problems, love and romance, invitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, couples, love and romance, obsession, romance, thirtysomething life, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All About Them (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlotte is cheating on Micha with Mélodie. Not suspecting a thing, yet feeling neglected, Micha in turn cheats on Charlotte. But also with Mélodie. For Mélodie, things are topsy-turvy. She lies to both of them. She is privy to each of their ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, young lovers, dishonesty, friendship, extramarital affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ages of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, fall in love, romance, love affair, sexual relations, love, infidelity, sex addict, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Food Guide to Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dysfunctional love story about an Irish food writer and a politically committed Spanish woman.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, womanizer, fall in love, cooking and food, columnist, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, vegetarian, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 3K
Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, romance, love and romance, family relations, couples, death of mother, singleness, kayak ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 742
French Film (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jed prepares to interview French cineaste and self-appointed expert on the nature of love - Thierry Grimandi. The worldly and somewhat jaded Jed is dead-set on dismissing the auteur's musings as pompous and, well French, until his own ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, clever
Plot: social differences, best friends, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, romance, couple relations, battle of the sexes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, wooing, love triangle, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 247
Novel Romance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, couples, looking for love, love and romance, family relations, workplace, lifestyle, couple relations, workplace situations, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tuscan Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tuscan Wedding, the new romantic comedy from the creators of Loving Ibiza. Together with her father Tom and stepmother Marla, Sanne runs Casa Matrimonio, a luxurious villa in sunkissed Italy. The estate is located in Tuscany, a beautiful region ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, couples, love triangle, couple relations, family business, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, romance, eccentric family, adultery, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Business Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she is swept off her feet by Alecs publisher, Vanni Corso, and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, thought provoking, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, love triangle, relationship vs career, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, infidelity, couples, love affair, couple relations, filmmaking ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Her Minor Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jeana does IT for the Sacramento Fire Department. She and Tom, a self-confident local TV news reporter, are about to go on a cruise to Rio when he lets slip on TV that she is a virgin. It's a slow news week, so this becomes a story: the media ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, loss of virginity, first sex, adult virgin, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 2K
Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, breakup, romance, bittersweet, looking for love, friendship, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Perfect Romance (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, looking for love, couples, romance, dating, male female relationship, internet chat, profanity, eccentric family, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 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: touching, tense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 137
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, touching, 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, love and romance, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Starting Over (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 159
Life's an Itch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A married man reaches the point where he questions everything: career, creativity and even his marriage. Hilarious complications and temptations arise when his wife invites her open-minded (and very sexy) yoga instructor to stay in the guest house ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, crumbling marriage, love, husband wife relationship, yoga, friendship, rivalry, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, fall in love, hopes, dishonesty, single parent, romance, writer's life, love and romance, couples, family relations, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shall We Kiss? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, longing, unhappiness, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, talky, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, love triangle, track down, romance, couple relations, male friendship, friendship between men
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Art of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.
Style: sentimental, witty, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, looking for love, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, love, lifestyle, man-woman relation, husband wife relationship, love interest, love story, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Love Lasts Three Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heartbroken literary critic turns his despair into creativity following a bitter divorce, only to encounter an enchanting beauty who poses a major challenge to his newfound cynicism. Marc Marronnier thought his marriage was going well until his ...
Style: humorous, sexy, romantic, cynical, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love, male female relationship, love affair, lovers, love triangle, love story, adultery, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%