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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: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, school, opposites attract, arrogance, art, battle, painter, teacher, 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, paintbrush, schoolgirl, racism, alcoholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Words and Pictures: Christmas Angel (2009), Surviving Desire (1992), Before We Go (2014), The Giant Mechanical Man (2012), The Wish List (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, sentimental, 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
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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, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teachers and students, student, hopes, college, love and romance, philosophy, lovers, romance, youth, couples, opposites attract, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 6.8
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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: romance, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, hopes, stranger, psychic, train, bar, urban, wife husband relationship, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: semi serious, feel good, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, self discovery, urban, fall in love, workplace romance, love and romance, misfit, social misfits, singleness, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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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, realistic, touching, feel good
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Plot: opposites attract, romance, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, hopes, cheating girlfriend, dinner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, unlikely couple, romance, school teacher, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, workplace romance, coming out, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
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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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, surprise ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
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Audience: date night, chick flick
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 956
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, urban, romance, fall in love, love and romance, self discovery, city life, college graduate, win over, fight, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: contests and competitions, impossible love, romance, restaurant, love affair, singleness, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, cooking and food, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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
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Time: contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, touching, 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 ⇓
40%
 5.4
 492
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
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 ⇓
39%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, social differences, doorman, student life, urban, fall in love, love and romance, couples, workplace, buddies, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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