Movies like The Taming of the Shrew

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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with Bianca. He poses as a tutor of music and poetry to gain entrance to the Baptista household and to be near Bianca. Meanwhile, Petruchio, a fortune-hunting scoundrel from Verona, arrives in Padua, hoping to capture a wealthy wife. Hortensio, another suitor of Bianca, directs Petruchio's attention to Katharina. When Hortensio warns him about Katharina's scolding tongue and fiery temper, Petruchio is challenged and resolves to capture her love. Hortensio and another suitor of Bianca, Gremio, agree to cover Petruchio's costs as he pursues Katharina.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, wife and husband lead actors, dramatic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, unlikely couple, farce, merchant, romance, love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, marriage, psychological abuse, sexism, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, dinner, shakespeare play, dowry, fortune hunter ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london

Most similar movies to The Taming of the Shrew

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, opposites attract, catastrophe, unlikely couple and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Taming of the Shrew: Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Much Ado About Nothing (2012), He Said, She Said (1991), Failure to Launch (2006), Lover Come Back (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a ...
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, wedding, intrigue, bachelor, battle of the sexes, countryside, opposites attract, shakespeare, romance, presumed dead, duel, prince ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare, romance, comedy of errors, unlikely couple, estate, battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, couples, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, romance, urban, unlikely couple, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, media, couples, workplace, columnist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Failure to Launch (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, living with parents, love and romance, unlikely couple, singleness, romance, bondage, surfing, verbal byplay, parents and children, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, screwball, romance, advertising, unlikely couple, verbal byplay, opposites attract, workplace, rivalry, couples, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He's misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous girl...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, funny, witty ...
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, wooing, snobbism, strange person, vineyard, disorder, playing footsie, change of heart ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 4K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, romance, campaign, media, unlikely couple, store, love, journalism, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, weatherman, unlikely couple, infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, manipulations, opposites attract, self discovery, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: divorce, murder, infidelity, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, cons and scams, midlife crisis, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, resort, infidelity, romance, nanny, love affair, fall in love, lake or river, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, singleness, true love, unfulfilled love, wooing, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, comedy of errors, buddies, unlikely couple, romance, urban, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, on the road, comedy of errors, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, impossible love, looking for love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, verbal byplay, couple relations, opposites attract, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, conspiracy, sister sister relationship, sisters, husband wife relationship, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 2K
Bad Boy (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To inherit a million dollars, an egotistical man must find the women he's betrayed and convince them to forgive him.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, womanizer, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, looking for love, looking for sex, wooing, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 3K
Adam & Eva (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's baby-sitter, Jackie, he is immediately attracted to her. They ...
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, couple relations, romance, breakup, dishonesty, couples, battle of the sexes, love triangle, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love triangle, age difference, golden years, love and romance, unlikely couple, ladykiller, unlikely relationship, aging, up and down relationship, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, afghanistan, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, wooing, youth, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 5K
Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexual, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, pregnancy, fall in love, urban, city life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 261K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, witty, sexy, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, boss and employee, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
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, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: marriage, unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is ...
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, opposites attract, apartment, conservative, womanizer, romance, honeymoon, love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 113K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, battle of the sexes, romance, verbal byplay, uninhibited rivalry, break-up, introspection, breakup, hopes, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 23K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, buddies, casanova, ladykiller, success, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for love, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, single parent, self discovery, fall in love, urban, unlikely couple, theatre play, couple relations, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: honeymoon, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, parents and children, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, luxury hotel, hotel suite, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 8K
Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, clever, twists and turns, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, death in the family, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fasten Your Seatbelts (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) seem not to be made for each other. They are too different in terms of character, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. They are total opposites. However, they are overwhelmed ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, disease, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, best friends, couples, friends, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 18K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, true love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, disorder, airport, trip, fortune teller ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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