Movies like How to Be Single

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How to Be Single (2016)
 6.1
 73K
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: humorous, romantic, sentimental, light, semi serious, realistic, funny, melancholic, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, looking for love, pregnancy, drinking, friendship, women, bar, breakup, relationships, sex, multiple storylines, single, love and romance, one-night stand, fall in love, male nudity, christmas, sex scene, sister sister relationship, single woman, pregnant woman, erection, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, romantic and semi serious films with plots about romance, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, relationships, happy ending and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How to Be Single: The Back-up Plan (2010), That Awkward Moment (2014), Going the Distance (2010), The Holiday (2006), When Harry Met Sally... (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
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70%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: phone sex, intern, newspaper, masturbation, sex, long distance relationship, bar, record company, waitress, text messaging, love affair, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, friends, male female friendship, platonic, up and down relationship, opposites attract, falling in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1987, year 1982
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: witty, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, restaurant, fall in love, love and romance, friends, young people, friendship, workplace, self discovery, boss and employee, supportive coworker, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, witty, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, looking for sex, friends, love and romance, lovers, sexual attraction, friendship, fall in love, sexual activity, urban, sex scene, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, friends, cheating, birthday, wedding, love triangle, relationships, love story, lawyer, best friend, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
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49%
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The Other Woman (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, women, friendship, revenge, unfaithful husband, friends, couple relations, unlikely partners, battle of the sexes, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, expectant father, pregnant wife, parents and children, romance, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, pregnant, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, women, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, singleness, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, couple relations, relationship problems, best friends, thirtysomething life, platonic, character study, best friends in love, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 90K
The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, best friends, pregnancy, artificial insemination, child birth, romance, couples, unfulfilled love, singleness, male female friendship, unlikely friendships, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, friendship, romance, best friends, drugs/alcohol, starting over, urban, couple relations, relationship problems, best friends in love, thirtysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Strictly Sexual (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two successful women, sick and tired of dating and relationships, decide to keep two young men in their pool house for strictly sexual purposes.
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for sex, cons and scams, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, sexual relations, gender, couples, fall in love, battle of the sexes, singleness, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Longest Week (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sweet, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, down on your luck, love, money, secret, love and romance, relationship vs career, couple relations, singleness, love triangle, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexual, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, pregnancy, urban, fall in love, city life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, crumbling marriage, introspection, therapist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, father daughter relationship, teacher, loneliness, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, unfulfilled love, heartache, love, life philosophy, architect, relationships, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
The Next Best Thing (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, custody battle, pregnancy, gay, couple relations, aids, divorce, stereotypes, best friend, yoga, casual sex, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, romance, cafe, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa, michigan, vancouver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, fall in love, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, gay man straight woman relationship, convention, blind date, falling in love, love, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: divorce, friendship, single mother, infidelity, romance, best friends, feminism, couple relations, suburbs, looking for love, love affair, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
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Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: marriage, unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%