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Words and Pictures (2013)
 6.6
 9K
Words and Pictures (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, school, opposites attract, painter, teacher, art, arrogance, battle, drugs/alcohol, teachers and students, romance, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, writer's life, contests and competitions, redemption, workplace romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, power relations, racism, alcoholic, schoolgirl, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, hopes, couple relations and opposites attract mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Words and Pictures: Christmas Angel (2009), Before We Go (2014), Surviving Desire (1992), The Giant Mechanical Man (2012), The Wish List (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: christmas, human spirit, urban, family, love and romance, holiday, couple relations, romance, singleness, unemployment, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, adventure, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, jazz musician, art, life philosophy, loneliness, fall in love, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, hopes, college, love and romance, philosophy, lovers, romance, youth, couples, opposites attract, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: self discovery, romance, fall in love, urban, workplace romance, love and romance, misfit, social misfits, singleness, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 783
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, hopes, dinner, cheating girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 19K
My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, small town life, lifestyle, chance meeting, small town, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, semi serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: college, loss of job, romance, teacher, self discovery, starting over, teachers and students, love, student life, college life, power relations, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, single parent, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 1K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, romance, couple relations, graduate student, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, wooing, dishonesty, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, hip hop, cheerleader, opposites attract, social differences, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 116K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, romance, verbal byplay, uninhibited rivalry, battle of the sexes, break-up, introspection, hopes, rivalry, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, destiny, road not taken, romance, couples, friends, introspection, self discovery, friendship, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare, romance, comedy of errors, unlikely couple, estate, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, couples, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
Please Teach Me English (2003)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: adoption, reunion, love triangle, romance, teachers and students, school, tragic love, moon, unfulfilled love, pregnancy, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, impossible love, romance, love affair, restaurant, singleness, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, cooking and food, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, uplifting
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, against the odds, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, hopes, family relations, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, professor, single parent, romance, fall in love, love and romance, teaching, unlikely couple, writer's life, teachers and students, college life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, united states, new york state, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, single father, single parent, widower, shore, parenthood, romance, columnist, vacation, newspaper, daughter, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, school, romance, unlikely couple, school teacher, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, workplace romance, coming out, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 7K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, rich man poor woman, single mother, african american, corporation, fiance fiancee relationship, rich and poor, romance, social differences, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, small town, opposites attract, romance, free spirit, fall in love, love and romance, buddies, introspection, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, couples, romance, friends, starting over, couple relations, love triangle, fish out of water, hopes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, human nature, school, couple relations, romance, friendship, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 969
Brightest Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: astronomer, twentysomething life, romance, fall in love, urban, love and romance, self discovery, city life, college graduate, win over, dating, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alexandra "Alex" Delgado, a pairs figure skater, found her career come to an abrupt halt after her partner (on and off the ice) became injured. As their love affair cooled, a heartbroken Alex stopped competing and turned to teaching. Enter ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, opposites attract, romance, sport competition, figure skating, ambition, love and romance, couples, athlete's life, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, romance, lone wolves, single parent, human nature, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 78K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: teenage love, writer's life, coming of age, love, love and romance, youth, family relations, teenage life, family, casual sex, first love, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 1K
Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, starting over, romance, couple relations, nightclub, love affair, small town, parents and children, gambling, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 495
Alchemy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Can an university computer scientist (Cavanagh) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor?
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, computer, university, a.i., battle of the sexes, romance, man versus machine, computers and web, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%