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Rare Birds (2001)
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Rare Birds (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.
Style: stylized, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, clever, erotic, twists and turns, light ...
Plot: couples, comedy of errors, cons and scams, life is a bitch, social relations, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, addiction, drug deal, restaurant, friendship, wine, catastrophe, distopia, relationships, spider, loneliness, writers, obsession, romance, beautiful scenery, technology, hotel, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland

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Most similar movies to Rare Birds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, catastrophe, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Rare Birds: Roseanna's Grave (1997), Breakin' All the Rules (2004), Conversations with Other Women (2005), Two Family House (2000), The Love Letter (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, eccentric family, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, france, paris france, europe
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100%
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 ⇓
42%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, heartbreaking, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, love story, romance, lovers reunited, destiny, bridesmaid, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Family House (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, friendship, culture clash, love and romance, couple relations, down on your luck, human nature, society, life is a bitch, couples, pregnancy, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 90s
Place: new jersey, ireland, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
40%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, fetish, self discovery, life philosophy, character study, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, schizophrenic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, witty, atmospheric, light, talky ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, murder, cousin cousin relationship, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, crimes of passion, forbidden love, couple relations, sicilian ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, manipulation, shakespeare, obsession, love affair, matchmaking, sex, verbal byplay, comedy of errors, opposites attract, estate ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Happy Times (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: greed, money, farce, fall in love, comedy of errors, misfit, introspection, hotel, bittersweet, deception, irreverent, blindness ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, fish out of water, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, disorder, mine, friends, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couples, dishonesty, actor's life, lifestyle, romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: romantic, sexy, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, corruption, gangsters, friendship, romance, african american, infidelity, black romance, segregation, multiple storylines, mentor, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American abroad finds herself falling in with an eccentric group of fellow expatriates in Spain in this comedy. Cassandra (Judy Davis) is a nomadic American who finds herself stranded in Spain, where she's found temporary work translating ...
Style: intense, talky, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Plot: lesbian, women, eccentricity, kick-butt women, dysfunctional family, creativity, farce, betrayal, translator, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, tokyo, barcelona, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, sex addict, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, loneliness, adultery, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bossa Nova (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bossa Nova is a romantic comedy that enfolds many love convergences and divergences, in today’s Rio de Janeiro. It’s in the city’s “useless landscape” that the lonely hearts of nine characters will cross destinies and they’ll discover ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, teacher, creativity, life philosophy, looking for love, beautiful scenery, family, starting over, couple relations, dancing, destiny, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, rome italy, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, power relations, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, transformation, theft, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, unlikely couple, road trip, eccentricity, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: melancholic, road movie, stylized, light, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, adultery, destiny, runaway, dishonesty, love affair, couples, fall in love, bittersweet, polygamy, sex, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: northeast brazil, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: tense, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, couple relations, crimes, couples, crimes of passion, disorder, love triangle, boss and employee, infidelity, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: feel good, melancholic, stylized, touching, humorous ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, chance meeting, chaos, love and romance, couples, couple relations, old woman, stranger, suicide attempt, depression, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, new jersey, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, adultery, supermodel, farce, romance, photographer, nothing goes right, pretense, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, romance, manipulation, female friendship, fall in love, looking for love, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, women, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: romantic, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: chance meeting, romance, small town life, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, young lovers, love, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Love Serenade (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ken Sherry, a radio personality from Brisbane, moves to the small country town of Sun Ray to take over the local radio station as a retreat from city life and his past.He moves next door to love-starved sisters Vicki-Ann and Dimity Hurley. They are ...
Style: satirical, talky, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: loneliness, eccentricity, transformation, radio dj, romance, disorder, small town life, love triangle, womanizer, small town, sister sister relationship, nudism ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: funny, humorous, emotional, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, birthday, aging, love, family relations, 40 year old, marriage, relationships, midlife crisis, family, dysfunctional family, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, melancholic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, culture clash, hotel, looking for love, fall in love, starting over, lifestyle, couples, love story, hairdresser, church ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rio, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Brazil, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The third episode of the Cities of Love franchise, Rio, I Love You is an anthology, created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe. The story line of each segment focuses on an encounter of love in a different neighborhood of the city, ...
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, love affair, romance, culture clash, city life, lgbt, sexual content, urban, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, women, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, new jersey, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, happy ending, couple relations, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%