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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, touching, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: school, rivalry, painter, teacher, art, arrogance, battle, opposites attract, writer's life, teachers and students, contests and competitions, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, redemption, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, power relations, romance, racism, alcoholic, schoolgirl, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, lifestyle and hopes 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, romance, couple relations, workplace, urban, unemployment, fall in love, singleness, friends, human spirit, couples ...
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, 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 ⇓
93%
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, power relations, college, couples, love affair, love and romance, romance, hopes, youth, opposites attract, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: offbeat, touching, feel good, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, thirtysomething life, self involved, spouse leaving, workplace, self discovery, eviction, artist, shyness, workplace romance, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.3
 801
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, looking for love, love triangle, cheating girlfriend, dinner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: opposites attract, small town life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, young lovers, lifestyle, chance meeting, small town, conservative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: adoption, reunion, fall in love, contests and competitions, moon, school, rivalry, misfit, tragic love, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, starting over, student life, teacher, college life, petty job, teachers and students, self discovery, power relations, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, hopes, family problems, rivalry, introspection, break-up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, ambition, love and romance, workplace situations, hopes, relationship vs career, opposites attract, cooking and food, family relations, impossible love, family life, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, ambition, fall in love, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: single parent, college, professor, romance, fall in love, teachers and students, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, love and romance, college life, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, united states, new york state, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dishonesty, disorder, wooing, hidden identity, family relations, romance, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, road not taken, romance, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, self discovery, friends, introspection, platonic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, rivalry, ambition, couples, partners, lifestyle, skating, opposites attract, unlikely couple, reluctant partners, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, disorder, self fulfillment, couples, opposites attract, self discovery, tourist, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 2K
Falling Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nursing student forced to quit school for family reasons winds up taking a job as a doorman in an elite apartment building in New York City, where he sparks to one of his residents.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, romance, buddies, opposites attract, rich and poor, love and romance, workplace situations, boss and employee, fall in love, concierge, workplace, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare, romance, comedy of errors, manipulations, verbal byplay, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, true love, battle of the sexes, matchmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, writer's life, family problems, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, unlikely couple, fall in love, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, chick flick, teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, hip hop, lifestyle, opposites attract, youth, fish out of water, dishonesty, cliche, couples, social differences, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, newspaper, columnist, vacation, widower, shore, single parent, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, computer, university, romance, a.i., computers and web, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer, couples, man versus machine, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, uplifting
Audience: date night
Plot: against the odds, looking for love, love and romance, romance, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 10K
A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, wooing, looking for love, win over, disorder, hidden identity, romance, dishonesty, internet dating, false identity, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ice skaters develop a love-hate relationship while dreaming of Olympic glory.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sport, figure skating, power relations, skating, lifestyle, introspection, opposites attract, youth, underdog, obsession, ambition, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, realistic, talky, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, human nature, youth, college, friendship, school, friends, couples, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, media, opposites attract, campaign, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, rivalry, thirtysomething life, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, idealism, family business, forbidden love, rich and poor, siblings relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, couples, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: workplace romance, couples, love affair, love and romance, unlikely couple, sexual relations, fall in love, couple relations, celebrity culture, looking for love, school, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A world class ice skater eager to take the top prize in the biggest competition around finds his dreams going up in flames after his partner suffers a debilitating injury in this romantic sports drama starring Matt Lanter, Francia Rosa, and Christy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: figure skating, sport, hopes, follow your dream, unlikely partners, opposites attract, rivalry, underdog, couples, relationship vs career, athlete's life, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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