Movies like The Good Guy

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The Good Guy (2009)
 5.8
 9K
The Good Guy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just as everything seems to be falling into place, complications arise in the form of Tommy's sensitive and handsome co-worker Daniel. Beth soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street -- high risk, high reward and everybody has an angle.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, couple relations, romance, ambition, hotshot hero, love affair, rise to the top, gain trust, lifestyle, workplace, power relations, love triangle, cheating boyfriend, fall in love, ex military, wall street, love and romance, salesman, urban, couples, twentysomething life, sexual content, hapless, profanity, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city

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Most similar movies to The Good Guy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love and twentysomething life mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Guy: Cocktail (1988), Sidewalks of New York (2001), Friends (2009), Mona (2008), 30 Beats (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 79K
Cocktail (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian quickly becomes a patron favorite with his flashy drink-mixing style. Brian ...
Style: sexy, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bartender, ambition, love and romance, couples, rise to the top, buddies, love affair, rags to riches, love triangle, nightlife, teaching the ways of the world, best friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, workplace, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.2
 358
Friends (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, sexual content, medical school, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.6
 119
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, society, rivalry, friends, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.1
 931
30 Beats (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A summer heat wave and a series of sexual encounters connect a group of New Yorkers.
Style: humorous, realistic, contemplative, captivating, touching ...
Plot: romance, self discovery, love affair, city life, lifestyle, hopes, couples, introspection, heat wave, sex scene, seduction, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Baby on Board (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Angela -an ambitious, image-conscious businesswoman working for over-demanding boss Mary. When Angela becomes unexpectedly pregnant at the peak of her career, her life with her divorce attorney husband, Curtis, is turned upside-down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, battle of the sexes, workplace, relationship vs career, couple relations, lifestyle, family relations, obnoxious boss, couples, power relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, wooing, love triangle, lifestyle, buddies, unfulfillment, couples, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, love and romance, lifestyle, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Finding Bliss (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jody Balaban, an aspiring filmmaker, is fresh to L.A. with New York film school accolades and the dream of making her movie. Unable to get a job where she can use the skills she so finely honed, Jody must edit adult entertainment to make ends meet. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, filmmaking, sexual relations, showbiz, scantily clad female, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, love triangle, lifestyle, best friends, gender, romance, sexual content, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 199
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, social worker, looking for love, self discovery, couples, fall in love, wooing, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 967
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Blonde Ambition (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, workplace, love and romance, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, couples, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 776
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Just Desserts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: relationship vs career, ambition, lifestyle, opposites attract, love affair, family life, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace, romance, rivalry, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 379
In the Weeds (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's Martha's first night as a waitress in an upscale New York restaurant. Veteran Chloe shows her the ropes and introduces her to the lives of the restaurant staff. Adam, a hopeful playwright, suffers for his art while dealing with a very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waitress, looking for love, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, relationship vs career, workplace romance, romance, couples, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Soup of the Day (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Brandon Craig is a regular guy who loves split pea soup and happens to be in monogamous relationships with three amazing women: Monique, his photo editor boss; Wendy, an undercover cop; and Franki, host of the popular Internet show Missleblast. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, womanizer, dishonesty, love triangle, twentysomething life, couple relations, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, wooing, love and romance, ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 648
Kettle of Fish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jazz, friendship, fall in love, unlikely couple, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 575
Intern (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, fashion model, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, workplace, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, disorder, boss and employee, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 4K
Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, wooing, parents and children, workplace romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Her Minor Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jeana does IT for the Sacramento Fire Department. She and Tom, a self-confident local TV news reporter, are about to go on a cruise to Rio when he lets slip on TV that she is a virgin. It's a slow news week, so this becomes a story: the media ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, loss of virginity, adult virgin, first sex, television reporter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, couples, love affair, love triangle, best friends, friends, haunted by the past, human nature, love and romance, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, new york, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, friends, disorder, city life, couple relations, comedy of errors, urban, friendship, fall in love, love triangle, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, artists and showbiz, urban, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.6
 1K
Coupling (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, romance, fall in love, infidelity, looking for love, best friends, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Three Can Play That Game (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shanté Smith has moved to Atlanta where she's the Love Doctor, helping women get their men to the altar. Tiffany calls her after she catches her boyfriend, Byron, in a clinch with his boss, Carla, just after he wins a competition similar to ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, fall in love, contests and competitions, battle of the sexes, couples, guru, singleness, love and romance, workplace, lifestyle, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Story of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend, Murials horror, Kevins current girlfriend is an old (easily rekindled) flame of Raphaels. A freak accident leaves a close friend dead ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: introspection, love triangle, relationship vs career, ambition, rise to the top, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, lifestyle, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%