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The Makeover (2013)
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns something of Elliot's side of life.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, social differences, disorder, fish out of water, hopes, misfit, love and romance, couples, rivalry, working class, congress, partners, campaign, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, society, ambition, idealism, patronizing, teaching the ways of the world, snobbism, power relations, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, opposites attract and society mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Makeover: A Nanny for Christmas (2010), Happy Ever Afters (2009), Born Yesterday (1993), Falling for Mala (2015), The Goodbye Girl (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Happy Ever Afters (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two weddings collide when both receptions are held at one hotel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, social differences, true love, fall in love, disorder, family relations, screwball, opposites attract, society, love and romance, nothing goes right, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, lobbyist, love and romance, society, fall in love, journalism, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, dishonesty, society, romance, infidelity, couples, manipulation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, family relations, couples, showbiz, starting over, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Women Who Flirt (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Zhang Hui is told by long-time best friend Xiao Gong that he has a new girlfriend, she is determined to learn new tricks to gain him back. Based on the novel written by Luo Fuman, "Everyone Loves Tender Women".
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, romance, friendship, disorder, fall in love, seduction, flirting, friends, couples, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, unlikely couple, disorder, love and romance, showbiz, couples, life turned upside down, romance, actor's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Take the Trash (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, self discovery, fish out of water, workplace, life turned upside down, reluctant partners, community service, society, working class, hopes, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, pregnancy, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, disorder, social differences, nothing goes right, shallowness, win over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, social differences, single parent, romance, love and romance, travel, society, mariachi, incident, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Jatt & Juliet 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A sequel to the hit Punjabi romantic comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: disorder, unlikely couple, law enforcement, fall in love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, romance, mission, chase, fish out of water, misfit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, family business, disorder, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, love and romance, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Take-Away Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amelle and Noom are two young thirties are total opposites and that fate will bring. Serious She manager at Starbucks, and dynamic IT dilettante, smart, and apprentice comic. Both victims disappointments in love, they swore that it does take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, friendship, society, youth, happy ending, hopes, thirtysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, writer's life, midlife crisis, fish out of water, social relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, misfit, lifestyle, parents and children, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sexy woman, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, filmmaking, misfit, country, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, celebrity culture, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All's Well, Ends Well (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Romantic comedy following four couples who meet through a dating website. Four men go on a heroic mission to help four women and wind up experiencing a series of mishaps.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, disorder, couples, self discovery, looking for love, romance, couple relations, fall in love, silly humor, farce, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, disorder, couples, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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To the Mat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: To the Mat tells the story of a laid-back ex-wrestler (Ricky Schroder) who's trying to keep his family's down-and-out Southern wrestling school above water. When his mother hires an uptight Wall Street consultant from New York (Laura Bell ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: romance, family business, couples, family relations, workplace, opposites attract, disorder, professional wrestling, small town, counselor, sport, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Goreyan Nu Daffa Karo (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A conservative Indian family experiences a culture shock when it agrees to participate in a Canadian wedding.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, forbidden love, society, wooing, social differences, culture clash, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, culture, bollywood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, high school, win over, wooing, youth, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, social relations, social misfits, high school life, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, love and romance, society, romance, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, fish out of water, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, factory worker, moral dilemma, love, social relations, labor union, countryside, factory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, miami, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a cast of professional magicians. Like a great musical where the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, couples, contests and competitions, foe turned friend, stage magician, street performer, magic trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, ambition, follow your dream, fish out of water, against the odds, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, buddies, actor's life, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
And the Winner Is... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy - The hypocrisy lurking behind politics and small-town life is revealed in this sharp, hilarious satire that finds Centerville shaking up its mayoral election by forcing the candidates to participate in an "Election Pageant." Seven ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: satire, politics, americana, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, lifestyle, society, campaign, transvestism, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Complete Idiot (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Tommy Jaud's bestselling novel, this comedy focuses on a dispassionate clerk and his set-backs in life. 29-year-old Simon works in a phone shop, but his thoughts just circle around finding a new girl-friend after being left by his last ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, romance, wooing, fall in love, best friend, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, silly humor, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Bent (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, single parent, starting over, parents and children, couples, family relations, hopes, single mother, womanizer, strong female presence, surfing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meet the parents, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, silly humor, misfit, society, couples, village, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%