Movies like Shanghai Kiss

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Shanghai Kiss (2007)
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Shanghai Kiss (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Liam Liu unwittingly gets involved with a high school girl. He suddenly has to go to China after learning from his father that he has inherited his grandmother's home in Shanghai. He's not very appreciative of his Chinese roots and at first only wants to sell the house and get back to the U.S. as fast as possible. He gets a taste of the Chinese culture and ends up having some big decisions to make
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, inter cultural, clever, semi serious
Plot: inheritance, love and romance, self discovery, culture clash, teenage life, introspection, society, interracial relations, high school, language barrier, chinese american, drawing, movie theatre, neon light, brothel madam, romance, couple relations, love triangle, road not taken, couples, adulthood, sex, dancing, prostitute, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, china, usa, asia, shanghai, shanghai china

Most similar movies to Shanghai Kiss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, couple relations, fall in love and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Shanghai Kiss: Shades of Ray (2008), The Other End of the Line (2008), Namastey London (2007), Hong Kong Confidential (2010), Shanghai Calling (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, identity crisis, couple relations, interracial relations, romance, parents and children, family reunited, moral dilemma, audition, family relations, couples, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Other End of the Line (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: call center, couples, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, disorder, interracial relations, wedding, culture clash, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, family relations, couples, arranged marriage, love triangle, parents and children, looking for love, romance, couple relations, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hong Kong Confidential (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Latvia, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One week in one of the most exotic and picturesque cities of the world. The day of changes comes when Amaya meets a charming Englishman, Paul and it dramatically changes Amaya's perception of her cultural and personal identity.
Style: sentimental, humorous, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, interracial relations, couples, society, introspection, couple relations, city life, alone in the world, unfulfillment, workplace situations, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, misfit, workplace situations, disorder, workplace romance, legal, fall in love, love and romance, fish out of water, society, manners, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, date, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Getting That Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When East Coast teen Mandy Meyers moves to Los Angeles with her family, she's thrown into the fast life at McDermott High, where the pretty girls rule the school and two very different guys want to date her.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, high school, romance, teenage life, love triangle, youth, first love, popularity, love and romance, high school life, mini skirt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: couples, best friends, love triangle, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, friends, human nature, looking for love, haunted by the past, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, romance, love and romance, couples, society, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, african american, black man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, true love, looking for love, romance, couples, society, unlikely couple, immigrants, self discovery, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Paradise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen and Alfredo live a happy, quiet life in the suburbs surrounded by friends and family. After Alfredo receives a promotion, the two move away to Mexico City where they immediately feel the social pressure of being overweight in a bustling ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, misfit, society, physical appearance, discrimination, supportive spouse, relationship problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 741
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, true love, family relations, romance, fall in love, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, love triangle, true love, family life, self discovery, best friends, disorder, couples, friends, family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, buddies, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, family relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, society, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, romance, platonic, unfulfillment, introspection, destiny, hopes, male female relationship, bittersweet, road not taken, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, montreal quebec canada, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, verbal byplay, love and romance, fall in love, conspiracy, sister sister relationship, sisters, husband wife relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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 3K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, life is a bitch, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 777
The Château (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two brothers go to France to claim the chateau they have inherited.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, estate, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, society, odd couple, disorder, switching roles, culture clash, love affair, farce, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, barcelona spain, spain, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 624
Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, society, fall in love, parents and children, love triangle, family gatherings, family relations, interracial relations, unrequited love, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 2K
Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: funeral, estrangement, romance, introspection, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, roommate, couples, self discovery, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 857
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, looking for love, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, dating, society, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 4K
Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, couples, lottery, romantic triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love is Not Blind (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Xiaoxian’s life is right on track. She has a steady job at an upscale wedding planning company, a cute apartment, and most importantly, a loving boyfriend of 7 years. Any day now, Xiaoxian is sure that he’ll pop the question. But everything ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, love, best friend, betrayal, friendship, singleness, friends, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
34%
 5.0
 3K
Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, meet the parents, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, society, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, couple relations, introspection, romance, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, lifestyle, buddies, misfit, youth, underdog, partners, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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