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1st Bite (2006)
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1st Bite (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set on a tropical island in Thailand, the strange plight of a beleaguered chef who, while romancing a mysterious woman, discovers the diabolical Zen of cooking. Following a near death escape, he returns to Montreal and falls hard for the woman of his life who unfortunately craves only his cooking but not his loving. Worse still, strange things surfacing around him indicate that his journey to the Far East has deep, divine implications. The stage is set for him to take the 1st bite of true love and end the cycle of suffering for all involved.
Style: touching, semi serious, sexy, captivating, humorous
Plot: mermaid, island, chef, cooking, love affair, opposites attract, mysterious character, supernatural ability, femme fatale, social differences, couples, breakup, food, romance, cooking and food, wizards and magicians, love and romance, tropical island
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, montreal, canada, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, touching and realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, opposites attract, love affair and family relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like 1st Bite: Seducing Maarya (2000), Butterfly Man (2002), Love's Kitchen (2011), Rio, I Love You (2014), Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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Butterfly Man (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adventure/romance about an English backpacker whose world falls apart when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful girl on an exotic Thai island.
Style: sentimental, romantic, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, society, romance, island, breakup, vacation, love and romance ...
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Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
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91%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, cooking and food, tv show in film, lifestyle, love affair, starting over, fall in love, helicopter, english countryside, kitchen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Rio, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Brazil, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Everybody Says I'm Fine! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
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Place: montreal, mexico, latin america, canada, montreal quebec canada ...
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Manual of Love (2005)
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Country: Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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