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Please Teach Me English (2003)
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Please Teach Me English (2003)
Original name: 영어완전정복
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 horror. In the same class, she encounters show salesman Park Moon-su, who fancies himself a dashing ladies’ man. He’s studying English in part to communicate with his long-lost American sister, but mostly for the purpose of wielding exotic pick-up lines, and is soon deploying them at the less-than-impressed Cathy, the pretty Australian teaching the class. But while Park flirts with Cathy, it’s Young-ju who finds herself mooning after the handsome if self-absorbed fellow.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couples, youth, romance, teachers and students, tragic love, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, family relations, adoption, misunderstanding, school, pregnancy, moon, misfit, love and romance, unfulfilled love, hopes, unfulfillment, village, single mother, classmate, pig ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul

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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 romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, friendship, family relations and love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Please Teach Me English: My Tutor Friend (2003), Black Coffee (2014), Whatcha Wearin'? (2012), Passionate People (2002), The Best Man (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Tutor Friend (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a touching story of two completely different students from two completely different worlds. One is a rich male repeating his third year of high school and the other a poor girl in her second year of university struggling to make ends meet.
Style: semi serious, psychological, touching, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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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, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man. When Yoon-Jung's relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Yoon-Jung meets Hyun-Seung, the stranger she had phone sex with.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, starting over, phone sex, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, breakup, thirtysomething life, infidelity, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
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Passionate People (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uma, tired of waiting for the man of her dreams to raise a family, decides that Nico, the boyfriend of her best friend Lucy, has all necessary features. So she asks her a favor: to lend her boyfriend once. In the middle of surprising situations, Uma ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: ibiza, buenos aires argentina, argentina
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love, best friend, love triangle, fall in love, couples, romance, cons and scams, party, writers, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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You Are My Pet (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman finds a man in a box in front of her home and takes him in. She jokingly says she wants to keep him as her pet since the man reminds her childhood dog. The man agrees. Later the woman discovers that the man is a dance prodigy. Complications ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Plot: fashion, pets, romance, friendship, love and romance, love, couples, family relations, fall in love
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Place: south korea
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
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Petty Romance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 113 min.
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