Movies like Larry Crowne

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Larry Crowne (2011)
 6.1
 58K
Larry Crowne (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, inspirational, light, sweet, clever, harsh, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, loss of job, romance, student life, starting over, teacher, teachers and students, self discovery, self esteem, college life, power relations, petty job, love, teacher student relationship, economics, classroom, scooter, unlikely friendships, happy ending, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, self fulfillment, ordinary person, goodhearted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and romantic films with plots about romance, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Larry Crowne: Catch and Release (2006), Mystic Pizza (1988), Barefoot (2014), Eat Pray Love (2010), Sydney White (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Catch and Release (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, friends, dealing with death, hopes, best friends, couples, death in the family, self discovery, love triangle, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 22K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, small town life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 21K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, semi serious, romantic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, father son relationship, relationships, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 76K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: sentimental, touching, road movie, scenic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, love affair, introspection, hopes, tourist, female protagonist, love, travel, divorce, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, india, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.3
 43K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, student life, fall in love, youth, friendship, rivalry, popularity, romance, friends, social misfits, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, obsession, unfulfilled love, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, best friends, women, male female friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, wooing, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 44K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, stranger, adventure, hopes, nothing goes right, art, jazz musician, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 38K
Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, elderly, romance, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, marriage, self discovery, golden years, marital problem, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Longest Week (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, down on your luck, fall in love, love, money, secret, adult as child, love story, lifestyle, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 16K
The Rewrite (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: single parent, college, professor, romance, artists and showbiz, power relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, teachers and students, writer's life, college life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york state, united states, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 12K
With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, human nature, ambition, youth, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, casual sex, seduction, twentysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 176K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hidden identity, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, platonic, boyfriend, disorder, looking for love, online dating, love, destiny, e mail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, nothing goes right, manipulations, workplace, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, workplace situations, couple relations, parents and children, romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, hopes, love and romance, human nature, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Surviving Desire (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Jude, a college professor, is obsessed with Sophie, his student. She, in turn, is intrigued by his scholarly charm. Flirtation turns to lust and the two become lovers.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, college, love affair, couples, romance, power relations, hopes, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 32K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: parents and children, singleness, love and romance, college, adoption, mentor, male female relationship, relationships, teacher student relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 361K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, passenger, culture clash, immigrants, fall in love, misfit, military coup, arrest, fish out of water, stranded, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 60K
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, family life, love and romance, father daughter relationship, death of wife, death, seduction, relationships, romance, love story, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 20K
First Daughter (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and decides she wants to attend school just like a normal student. Her father ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, white house, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, secret agents, friendship, youth, first lady, student life, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, washington d.c., san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 25K
Loser (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, small town, coming of age, hospital, college student, opposites attract, romance, friendship, power relations, love and romance, youth, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, single parent, starting over, horse ranch, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, small town life, fall in love, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, makeover, self discovery, love and romance, friendship, mathematics, wedding, columbia university, professor, sex, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 106K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, multiple storylines, love triangle, love affair, valentine's day, wooing, romance, couples, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, birthday, friends, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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