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White on Rice (2009)
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law Tak. He thinks that if only he could get married all his problems would be solved. But when he falls head over heels for Tak's niece things only go from bad to worse.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, youth, family life, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, samurai, male female relationship, rock and roll, funeral home, 40 year old, bunk bed, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, friendship and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like White on Rice: A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), Love On The Cloud (2014), The Reunion (2002), Traci Townsend (2007), A Beer Tale (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, fall in love, couples, pets, romance, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, couples, ambition, showbiz, romance, best friends, love and romance, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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81%
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, class reunion, high school reunion, party, couples, family relations, romance, youth, love and romance, teenage life, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Traci Townsend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: sincere, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, love and romance, showbiz, couples, romance, singleness, journalist, introspection, interview, jealousy, vibrator, slice of life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, youth, twins, family relations, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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72%
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, family relations, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight, dublin ireland
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, womanizer, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, nightlife, lifestyle, single parent, family relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 940
Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, college life, family relations, youth, goofy hero, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, university, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, actor's life, love and romance, love triangle, marriage, marital problem, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, theatre director, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Women Who Flirt (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Zhang Hui is told by long-time best friend Xiao Gong that he has a new girlfriend, she is determined to learn new tricks to gain him back. Based on the novel written by Luo Fuman, "Everyone Loves Tender Women".
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, rivalry, flirting, disorder, friendship, fall in love, seduction, couples, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, road movie
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, love and romance, romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Please Teach Me English (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As shy, awkward and, frankly, nerdy as she is, 25 year old public official Na Young-ju has little hope of landing a boyfriend. But then a game of chance designates her as the member of her office staff who will take English courses—much to her ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couples, rivalry, romance, youth, contests and competitions, tragic love, teachers and students, friendship, reunion, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Waltzing Anna (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Charlie Keegan is ordered to serve 6 months as the staff doctor at a second rate retirement home or lose his medical licence after accusations of swindling elderly patients. What the doctor expects will be a brief interruption from his lucrative ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: doctors and patients, golden years, elderly, moral dilemma, workplace, couples, love and romance, mental illness, fall in love, introspection, hopes, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
To Hell With The Ugly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eliseo is ugly, lame and single. He hasn't met the woman of his life and has never known love. Nati is ugly, missing a breast and separated. She found the man of her life but, even so, has never experienced true love. Eliseo thinks that the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, couples, family relations, society, friendship, rivalry, singleness, love and romance, silly humor, physical appearance, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, couple relations, romance, hopes, battle of the sexes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, couple relations, couples, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, infidelity, topless, bikini, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning her boyfriend (Harmon) cheated on her with his co-host (Olson), a Seattle morning show weather girl (O’Kelley) freaks out on-air and is fired. Forced to move in with her little brother (Devlin) and deal with his best friend (Adams), ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: weatherman, self discovery, romance, couples, ambition, family relations, grownups, identity crisis, infidelity, down on your luck, urban, nothing to lose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, against the odds, romance, couples, farce, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, romance, introspection, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, lifestyle, disorder, couples, friendship, marriage, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All's Well, Ends Well 2011 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The follow-up to 2009's All's Well Ends Well, with returning stars Louis Koo, Sandra Ng, and Ronald Cheng delivering Lunar New Year period comedy shenanigans for 2010. Angelababy makes a cute appearance in this farce about mistaken ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, silly humor, love and romance, artists and showbiz, urban, self discovery, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, gender, parents and children, couples, fall in love, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, youth, love and romance, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, youth, family relations, couples, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, starting over, family relations, couples, showbiz, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Watch It (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his introduction to a game of perpetual pranks called ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: prank, womanizer, lifestyle, partners, love triangle, family gatherings, singleness, best friends, love and romance, gender, youth, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: family life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, love and romance, family relations, sexual content, couple relations, love, infidelity, nightclub singer, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%