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Simply Irresistible (1999)
 5.3
 13K
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, Amanda's dishes suddenly become excellent, inducing strong emotional reactions in everyone who eats them. Tom Bartlett, who is preparing to open his own eatery, tries her cooking and falls in love.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, sweet, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, love, chef, crab, department store, romance, rich man poor woman, cinderella story, friendship, singleness, friends, family relations, misfit, couple relations, cooking and food, impossible love, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, store, urban, couples, lifestyle, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, relationships, love story, fall in love and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Simply Irresistible: Over Her Dead Body (2008), Something Borrowed (2011), Still Breathing (1997), Pretty Woman (1990), Down to You (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, love triangle, ghost, romance, impossible love, haunted by the past, looking for love, opposites attract, fall in love, wedding, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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100%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friends, romance, relationships, birthday, lifestyle, love and romance, cheating, wedding, love triangle, crush, lawyer, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, true love, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, hopes, eccentric family, disorder, dream, bar, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 280K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: prostitute, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, love and romance, love story, cinderella story, love, social differences, romance, fall in love, fish out of water, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 14K
Down to You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love, true love, college life, youth, lifestyle, love affair, couple relations, college, bar, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chef, cooking, cooking and food, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, love and romance, workaholic, parents and children, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 35K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, custody, family relations, parents and children, orphan, life turned upside down, love and romance, society, hopes, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 189K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love, destiny, boyfriend, platonic, online dating, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 12K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friends, fall in love, friendship, restaurant, young people, shyness, love story, happy ending, seduction, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 12K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, self discovery, opposites attract, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, hopes, disability, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 42K
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, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, single father, one day, parents and children, nothing goes right, looking for love, disorder, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, brooklyn bridge, best friend, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, love triangle, disorder, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mostly Martha (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking, chef, cooking and food, family relations, love, romance, single parent, opposites attract, workplace situations, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, cooking and food, kitchen, tv show in film, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, love affair, helicopter, english countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: seduction, female protagonist, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, couples, looking for love, writer's life, office, deception, surprise, gift ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 32K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, love affair, fall in love, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 151K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, love story, unlikely couple, love triangle, wedding planner, love, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, unlikely friendships, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, initially antagonists, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1977, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 95K
The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, single parent, best friends, couples, child birth, artificial insemination, male female friendship, unfulfilled love, romance, childbirth, lifestyle, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 22K
Green Card (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 107 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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, green card, greenhouse, immigration, cons and scams, romance, immigrants, opposites attract, couples, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, misfit, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, thirtysomething life, self discovery, workplace, unfulfilled love, eligible bachelor, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Four Eyed Monsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Apathy, technology, paranoia, disease and medication. Meet Arin. Arin is a shy videographer who finds it too much to handle to go out and meet girls, so he sets up an account on meester.net. The flood of responses never comes, save for one email ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, looking for love, couples, true love, opposites attract, twentysomething life, womanizer, social misfits, couple relations, romance, mentally unstable, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, true love, looking for love, opposites attract, fall in love, wish come true, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, couples, family life, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, love affair, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, sincere, offbeat, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, small town, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, supernatural, love, witches, magic, spell, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curse ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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