Movies like The Five-Year Engagement

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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
 6.2
 88K
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, light, tragicomedy, witty, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, relationship vs career, couple relations, proposal, engagement, love and romance, ambition, wedding preparations and rituals, up and down relationship, chef, fiance fiancee relationship, frustration, sister sister relationship, love story, restaurant, marriage, family, stereotypes, life philosophy, sacrifice, romance, adaptation, workplace, wedding, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, michigan

Most similar movies to The Five-Year Engagement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, romantic and funny films with plots about mentor, dialogue, couples, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Five-Year Engagement: The Accidental Husband (2008), Made of Honor (2008), The Wedding Planner (2001), Going the Distance (2010), I Love You, Man (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Accidental Husband (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: radio show, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, annulment, fiance fiancee relationship, mistaken identity, talk radio, talk show host, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 63K
Made of Honor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, bridesmaid, best friends in love, friendship, best friends, opposites attract, love triangle, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, forbidden love, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, wedding, true love, wedding planner, romance, looking for love, destiny, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: intern, newspaper, phone sex, love affair, long distance relationship, masturbation, romance, fall in love, lovers apart, couple relations, unlikely relationship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 184K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, loneliness, supportive friend, couple relations, loner, friendship between men, obsessive quest, buddies, coworker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male bonding, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
 143K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, bridesmaid, boss and employee, wedding, newspaper, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 64K
What If (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that ...
Style: romantic, touching, talky, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, platonic, couple relations, twentysomething life, love, cheating, long distance relationship, love story, destiny, happy ending, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, ireland, medical school, taiwan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, sperm bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: date night, girls' 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 ⇓
72%
 6.4
 10K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, witty, clever, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, singleness, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, relationship vs career, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, bet, love and romance, couple relations, love story, battle of the sexes, wooing, fall in love, initially antagonists, journalist, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Give It a Year (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a quick courtship, two lovers hastily decide to tie the knot. As their first year of marriage unfolds, temptation and incompatibility put their relationship in jeopardy.
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, up and down relationship, newlyweds, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, in-laws, marital problem, husband wife relationship, newlywed, married couple, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, family relations, love and romance, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 36K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, family relations, farce, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 118K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, birthday, couple relations, family life, wife husband relationship, parents and children, financial problem, aging, midlife crisis, adulthood, couples, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.5
 93K
Bride Wars (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, satirical, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, wedding, female friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, women, best friends, broken engagement, wedding dress, wedding ceremony, unsupportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, looking for sex, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, verbal byplay, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, hopes, breakup, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, family gatherings, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, love and romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, couples, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
That Old Feeling (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, family relations, couple relations, wedding, love and romance, artists and showbiz, ex husband ex wife relationship, marital reconciliation, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: breakup, depression, resort, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, crumbling relationship, hotel, broken heart, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, one-night stand ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hollywood, couples, filmmaking, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, desire for fame, dishonesty, marriage crisis, infidelity, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, wooing, love affair, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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