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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: relationship vs career, love, couple relations, proposal, engagement, ambition, love and romance, up and down relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, frustration, fiance fiancee relationship, love story, chef, sister sister relationship, marriage, family, stereotypes, life philosophy, restaurant, sacrifice, adaptation, romance, wedding, psychologist, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa

Most similar movies to The Five-Year Engagement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and romantic films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, couples, runaway, destiny and happy ending 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), I Love You, Man (2009), Betsy's Wedding (1990). 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, fiance fiancee relationship, annulment, talk show host, talk radio, mistaken identity, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, best friends in love, bridesmaid, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, wedding, true love, couple relations, wedding planner, romance, destiny, looking for love, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, loneliness, buddies, friendship between men, obsessive quest, supportive friend, loner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coworker, friend, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, valentine's day, multiple storylines, love affair, love triangle, romance, wooing, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, talky, touching, 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, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland, medical school, taiwan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, bet, love story, couple relations, battle of the sexes, fall in love, initially antagonists, journalist, couples, plan gone awry, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ 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, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, love triangle, up and down relationship, newlyweds, newlywed, husband wife relationship, marital problem, married couple, in-laws, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: clever, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, falling in love, crisis, relationship vs career, couples, unlikely couple, singleness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, crumbling marriage, introspection, therapist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, semi serious, talky, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, couple relations, birthday, family life, wife husband relationship, financial problem, parents and children, aging, midlife crisis, parents, children, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, resort, depression, love and romance, nothing goes right, crumbling relationship, one-night stand, broken heart, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: semi serious, feel good, romantic, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, wedding, uninhibited rivalry, wedding preparations and rituals, female friendship, women, best friends, wedding ceremony, wedding dress, broken engagement, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, feel good, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, friends, male female friendship, platonic, up and down relationship, opposites attract, falling in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1987, year 1982
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, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: wedding, lovers reunited, family relations, couple relations, love affair, artists and showbiz, ex husband ex wife relationship, love and romance, marital reconciliation, family, wedding party, love story ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 199K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, family outing, kids
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, pretense, deception, fall in love, farce, marriage, blackmail, plastic surgery, romance, kids and family, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 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: boss and employee, unlikely couple, workplace romance, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, obnoxious boss, couple relations, eccentric family, power relations, proposal, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 44K
The Rebound (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, starting over, single parent, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, romance, family relations, nanny, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: phone sex, intern, newspaper, masturbation, sex, long distance relationship, bar, record company, waitress, text messaging, love affair, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 102K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, couple relations, road not taken, best friends, love affair, youth, destiny, friends, best friends in love, teenage life, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, looking for love, ambition, love and romance, couples, buddies, contests and competitions, mind game, wooing, guru ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 99K
Sex Tape (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jay and Annie first got together, their romantic connection was intense – but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying ...
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: disorder, sex tape, sexual relations, internet, obsessive quest, family, farce, comedy of errors, couple relations, strong sexual content, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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