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The Yank (2014)
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: friends, family relations, culture clash, romance, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, buddies, disorder, bar fight
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, ohio, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio

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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, fall in love, family relations, friends, romance, couples and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Yank: Shirin in Love (2014), Irish Jam (2006), Someone Marry Barry (2014), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), A Nanny for Christmas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, love and romance, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
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95%
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Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, disorder, rise to the top, contests and competitions, on the run, love triangle, village, family relations, fall in love, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Someone Marry Barry (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, disorder, thirtysomething life, couple relations, silly humor, profanity, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, couples, pets, fall in love, romance, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, disorder, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
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70%
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Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, couples, wooing, single parent, family relations, lifestyle, nightlife, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Shaukeens (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three friends in their 60s try to do everything that they couldn't do in their younger days - before death arrives.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: friends, buddies, escapades, disorder, golden years, elderly, bollywood, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, gender, parents and children, couples, fall in love, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 4K
Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, looking for love, love and romance, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.4
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Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, sexual fantasy, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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57%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friends, fall in love, audition, looking for sex, cons and scams, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, broadway musical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
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Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Upon returning to Los Angeles to attend his father's funeral, Damon (Alexander) soon learns that in order to claim his share of the family inheritance he must work alongside his brother, Mookie (Kain) — a former drug-dealer who had previously ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: gas station, college, odd couple, family relations, family business, dealing with death, romance, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, drug dealing, garage, black cast
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, gender, womanizer, love and romance, dishonesty, looking for sex, cons and scams, pretending to be gay, sexual orientation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, best friends, buddies, cause and meaning, reunion, family relations, getting home, painter, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: addiction, couples, boss and employee, family relations, parents and children, workplace, boss, therapist, layoff, fired, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shut Up and Kiss Me! (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ryan and Pete are 27-year old best friends in Miami, born on the same day and each searching for the perfect woman. Ryan is a rookie stockbroker living with his psychic Mom. Pete is a slick surfer dude yet to find commitment. Each meets the women of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: love and romance, friendship, looking for love, fall in love, parents and children, friends, family relations, gangsters, buddies, best friends, romance, stock broker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, twins, youth, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fall in love, romance, society, immigrants, couples, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, lifestyle, missionary, actor, fish out of water, tv star, fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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51%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, true love, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, breakup, renewed love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, rivalry, flirting, friendship, disorder, fall in love, seduction, uninhibited rivalry, couples, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jay and Silent Bob Get Irish: The Swearing O' the Green (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: You may see one show, but you haven't senn them all! Following on from the amazingly successful JAY AND SILENT BOB TEA BAGGING IN THE UK, Fast-talking, foul mouthed Jay and his "hetero life partner' Silent Bob return with their second ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, buddies, odd couple, misfit partners, partners, friendship, friends, filmmaking, disorder, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, unlikely couple, love and romance, nothing goes right, single parent, religions or cults, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
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Mantervention (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spencer turns to his best friend who's planned an unorthodox "mantervention" filled with debauchery to convert him from hopeless romantic to forever player, and in the process they discover that being in love is not so bad after all.
Style: humorous, not serious, sex comedy, light, feel good ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: friends, buddies, love and romance, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, clubbing, beach, broken heart, friendship between men, beach house, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 903
August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, self discovery, family relations, disorder, friends, life turned upside down, buddies, introspection, parents and children, fish out of water, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Let's Stay Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on BET on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, city life, friends, family relations, society, siblings relations, love and romance, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, small town life, hopes, social relations, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%