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How to Be Single (2016)
 6.1
 75K
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, realistic, light, semi serious, funny, melancholic, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, friendship, pregnancy, looking for love, drinking, bar, breakup, women, single, love and romance, relationships, sex, multiple storylines, fall in love, one-night stand, male nudity, couples, christmas, sex scene, sister sister relationship, single woman, pregnant woman, erection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, romantic, realistic and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How to Be Single: The Back-up Plan (2010), The Other Woman (2014), Going the Distance (2010), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Friends with Benefits (2011). 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, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, sperm bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 122K
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, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, women, friendship, unfaithful husband, friends, revenge, couple relations, cheating, disorder, unlikely partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, new york
⇓ 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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: intern, newspaper, phone sex, love affair, long distance relationship, masturbation, romance, unlikely relationship, couple relations, lovers apart, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, humorous, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, friends, looking for sex, lovers, sexual attraction, sexual activity, fall in love, friendship, young people, urban, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, hopes, breakup, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, seduction, casual sex, twentysomething life, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for sex, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, verbal byplay, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.5
 40K
I Feel Pretty (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A head injury causes a woman to develop an extraordinary amount of confidence and believe she's drop dead gorgeous.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, romantic, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: delusion, love and romance, confidence, couple relations, mini skirt, female protagonist, cosmetics, head injury, blonde, fat woman, friendship, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, youth, opposites attract, self discovery, single parent, best friends, human nature, infidelity, love triangle, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: women, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 3K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, marriage, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, male female relationship, interracial romance, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, single mother, romance, best friends, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, feminism, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, looking for sex, romance, singleness, fall in love, sexual relations, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, power relations, social relations, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: love and romance, fall in love, down on your luck, romance, money, secret, love, relationship vs career, couple relations, love story, singleness, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, looking for love, couples, friends, lifestyle, gender, singleness, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, lesbian, unlikely couple, couples, best friends, friends, couple relations, love and romance, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 5K
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, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, singleness, twentysomething life, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 143K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, bridesmaid, boss and employee, wedding, newspaper, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, ...
Style: sexy, stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, culture clash, friendship, shopping, romance, couples, columnist, strong sexual content, society, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, year 1989, 20th century ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, new york, middle east, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sex and the City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Style: witty, humorous, romantic, light, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, sexual relations, city life, friendship, love and romance, family relations, best friends, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, couples, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teen drama, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love, architect, unfulfilled love, platonic, heartache, life philosophy, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, buddies, couples, infidelity, african american, sex scene, stripper, black romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%