Movies like The Thing Called Love

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The Thing Called Love (1993)
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The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic, sexy, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, friends, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, twentysomething life, rock and roll, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, death, love, catastrophe, artist, musician, natural disaster, relationships, music, family, writers, hip hop ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, new jersey, usa, texas, ireland, connecticut ...

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Most similar movies to The Thing Called Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, romantic and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, culture clash, life philosophy, happy ending, destiny, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Thing Called Love: My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Begin Again (2013), Jersey Girl (1992), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, romantic, funny, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, women, love, unrequited love, wedding preparations and rituals, best friend, love triangle, love and romance, friendship, love story, male female friendship, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, san francisco, new jersey
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95%
 7.4
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: music, musician's life, female singer, infidelity, father daughter relationship, love, city life, street musician, musician, relationships, love story, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 2K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, sexy, bad ending ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: yuppie, love, romance, working class, diner, small town life, family life, friendship, blindness, mentor, life & death, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, women, advice, stereotypes, adultery, americana, marriage proposal, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, self discovery, friendship, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, coming of age, friendship, existentialism, loneliness, lifestyle, multiple storylines, couples, writers, writer's life, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: church choir, small town, music, love story, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, last wish, disorder, friendship, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba, georgia, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 10K
Duets (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: road trip, family relations, love and romance, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, musician, singing competition, on the road, father daughter relationship, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, single father, love and romance, death in childbirth, death, love story, relationships, honest, death of wife, family relations, starting over, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: romantic, realistic, entertaining, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends in love, relationships, sex, romance, love and romance, relationship problems, family, love story, love, parenthood, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love story, love, musician's life, fall in love, relationships, mentor, opposites attract, career, romancing partners, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, london, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, happy ending, destiny, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, workplace romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, insomnia, friends, jealousy, loneliness, gay, unlikely couple, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, new jersey, vancouver, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, destiny, love and romance, romance, friendship, love, loneliness, travel, small town, encounter, unfulfilled love, nude model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 31K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: music band, music, clubbing, friendship, city life, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, romance, rock, loneliness, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, california, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, single father, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, marriage, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, new jersey, los angeles, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cafe, true love, romance, waitress, love, life philosophy, male female relationship, friendship, starting over, self discovery, ex convict, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, sarcasm, life philosophy, destiny, twists and turns, fall in love, writers, shopping, love triangle, love affair, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, dysfunctional family, family values, love, brother sister relationship, secret, parents and children, family gatherings, eccentric family, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, lyrical, inspirational, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: songwriter, music, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, rock and roll ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, mistaken identity, misunderstanding, looking for love, comedy of errors, love, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, lgbt, unfulfilled love, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, male female friendship, single father, fall in love, best friends in love, true love, divorce, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, daughter, relationships, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, year 1992, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york state, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.6
 5K
Jack & Sarah (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, baby, babies and infants, babysitting, single father, lawyer, romance, love and romance, pregnancy, british, father daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 18K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: melancholic, intense, romantic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: country music, infidelity, dancing, love triangle, twists and turns, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, tennessee, las vegas, usa, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Catch and Release (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, melancholic, inspirational, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, secrets, starting over, love triangle, family relations, death in the family, self discovery, love story, secret, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, betrayal, romance, mistress, deception, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: romantic, feel good, sexy, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, romance, wedding preparations and rituals, love, women, forbidden love, friendship, love and romance, destiny, friends, love triangle, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, london, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, romance, friendship, bittersweet, death of husband, widow, grief, fight scenes, redemption, relationships, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, melancholic, light, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, couples, romance, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%