Movies like The Taming of the Shrew

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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
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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: witty, clever, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, dramatic, whimsical, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, opposites attract, farce, family relations, merchant, suitor, unlikely couple, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, love, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, unfulfillment, wedding, male female relationship, sister sister relationship, jealousy, fiancee, father daughter relationship, servant ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, culture clash, catastrophe, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Taming of the Shrew: Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Worth Winning (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (2012), Plaza Suite (1971), He Said, She Said (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: feel good, humorous, touching, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: countryside, wedding, intrigue, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, eligible bachelor, aristocracy, young people, young lovers, dishonesty, unlikely couple ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, venice, england
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The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 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, romantic, semi serious, funny, witty ...
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, vineyard, battle of the sexes, playing footsie, snobbism, romance, disorder, change of heart, strange person, basketball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, manipulation, wooing, true love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, false identity, couples, social differences, friendship, comedy of errors, disorder, victorian england, diary, love story, happy ending ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
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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: feel good, touching, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, matchmaking, love affair, manipulations, comedy of errors, verbal byplay, opposites attract, manipulation, love and romance, estate, couples, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
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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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, luxury hotel, multiple storylines, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, midlife crisis, family problems, anniversary, family relations, honeymoon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, workplace, unlikely couple, media, couples, love, opposites attract, coworker relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
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37%
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Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Love Is All There Is (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Malacicis, a hard-working Italian family recently immigrated from Florence, open a fancy restaurant in the Bronx, N.Y., drawing the ire of another clan. Mike and Sadie Capomezzo, equally hard-working Sicilian caterers from the area, find they ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, love, romance, tragic love, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract, dishonesty, young lovers, unlikely couple, fall in love, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, new york, usa, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, couple relations, opposites attract, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, wooing, betrayal, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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33%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, introspection, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, friendship, comedy of errors, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
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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, captivating, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, family problems, crimes of passion, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, best selling author ...
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Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1800s ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: sexy, intense, sexual, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, verbal byplay, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, sister sister relationship, conspiracy, sisters, husband wife relationship, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, siblings relations, wedding, sibling relationship, love of one's life, husband wife relationship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, wall street, romance, workplace intrigue, workplace, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, family business, greed, satire, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new england, manhattan new york city, california
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28%
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Two Much (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Place: miami
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27%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, african american protagonist, battle of the sexes, romance, boss and employee, buddies, unlikely couple, opposites attract, power relations, workplace, looking for love, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: honeymoon, marriage, love triangle, infidelity, wedding, newlywed, bittersweet, newlyweds, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, singleness, infidelity, unfulfilled love, wooing, true love, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, family problems, love affair, opposites attract, nothing goes right, island, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, california
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25%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, romance, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love and romance, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
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25%
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: romantic, witty, humorous, modern day adaptation, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, teenage life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenager, teen romance, youth, love and romance, teenage love, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c., usa
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The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social differences, tragic love, opposites attract, romance, family relations, couples, disability, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, family relations, nanny, romance, river, social differences, true love, couple relations, self discovery, twentysomething life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, employer employee relationship, unlikely couple, workplace romance, manipulation, couple relations, dishonesty, workplace, nothing goes right, manipulations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, disorder, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iowa, brooklyn new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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