Movies like Fixing Pete

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Fixing Pete (2011)
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Fixing Pete (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Award-winning sports columnist Pete is quite pleased with his slightly sleazy frat boy image and frolicking life style. Alas, the owner forces him to allow ambitious TV fashionista Ashley, who is used to perfectly-groomed fiancé Christopher, to give Pete a makeover by the launch of his book, as his slouchy look won't do on promotion tour. His buddy Marty tests the dating potential. Learning about each-other's worlds, they may even fall in love.
Plot: writers, magazine, student, journalist, fall in love, teacher student relationship, sexist, arrogance, teacher, makeover, dancing, book, office, rain, kiss, flirting, dating, brunette, dress, table, apple, date, falling in love, long brown hair, dance ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about fall in love, love and romance, writers, romance, kiss, friendship and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Fixing Pete: My Teacher's Wife (1999), The Rewrite (2014), Trading Christmas (2011), Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Teacher's Wife (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Todd Boomer is a college student aspiring to get into University. His chances are looking poor when his maths teacher, fails him in every maths test. Help arrives in the guise of the gorgeous Vicki, a mathematical genius who decides to tutor Todd. ...
Style: sexual, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teacher student sex, teacher student relationship, older woman younger man relationship, tutor, unlikely couple, teachers and students, infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, high school, student ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 19K
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, single parent, romance, fall in love, college life, unlikely couple, writer's life, power relations, teaching, teacher, love interest, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, united states, new york state, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Trading Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily (Faith Ford) misses her daughter Heather (Emma Lahana), who is attending college in Boston. Since her father died, Heather is sensitive to her mom’s dependence on long-standing holiday traditions. This Christmas, Heather has planned a trip ...
Style: light, sweet, captivating, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, writer's block, writers, surprise, teacher, lifestyle change, society, initially antagonists, love and romance, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Place: seattle, boston, phoenix arizona, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, office, lie, happy ending, female journalist, looking for love, love and romance, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: sincere, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, santa claus, happy ending, single woman, blog, small town, female protagonist, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.6
 13K
Alex & Emma (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gambling, unlikely couple, writers, love triangle, romance, lie, disappearance, casino, workplace romance, love affair, love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: boston, philadelphia, switzerland, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.8
 95K
Long Shot (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Colombia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world -- a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: journalist, friendship, diplomat, fall in love, couple relations, politics, couples, pantyhose, presidential candidate, erection, love and romance, rivalry ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
People Places Things (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing being a parent to his young twin daughters and teaching a classroom full of college students, all the while trying to navigate the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, artists and showbiz, loneliness, friendship, father daughter relationship, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new zealand, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: touching, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, rivalry, teacher, school, painter, art, romance, fall in love, workplace romance, battle, arrogance, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 145
French Exit (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Davis meets Zina in a car wreck. Their immediate attraction for one another is put into jeopardy when they learn each is competing for the same writing job.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: writers, car accident, hollywood, screenwriter, regret, love, female director, locked door, rain, telephone call, sex, bar ...
Place: venice california, venice beach california, new york, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Naked in New York (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, lifestyle, writer's life, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, santa fe new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Ethan arrives at the airport just in time to declare his undying love for his girlfriend, love appears to have conquered all. The scene, however, is really the ending of Ethan's novel, which his agent calls "unrealistic." Ethan ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: secret, love triangle, fall in love, romance, family relations, couples, siblings relations, sibling relationship, male female relationship, brother sister relationship, divorced woman, literary agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bet, love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, wooing, love story, battle of the sexes, journalist, couples, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 2K
I Think I Do (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a gay couple at a straight couple's wedding.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, writers, friendship, college, gay, roommate, wedding reception, coming out, gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The French Dispatch (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.
Style: sentimental, touching, light, realistic
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, romance, love and romance, journalist, newspaper, storytelling, media, couples, unrequited love, writers, magazine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pride and Prejudice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy is a 2003 independent film adaptation/updating of Jane Austen's novel, set in modern-day Provo, Utah, at Brigham Young University. The characters are Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college, wooing, mormon, unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, college life, romance, mormonism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 40K
Down with Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, womanizer, battle of the sexes, journalist, romance, feminism, manipulations, manipulation, fall in love, wooing, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, professor, friendship, literature, makeover, mathematics, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Barking at the Stars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy about teachers and students at a high school in a small provincial town. Mihailo tries to win the heart of a girl his brother is also chasing.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teacher, student, boss, train, love, teenager, high school, brother vs brother, teenage love, boxer, french teacher, barking
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Less Than 30 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa Cavender, pressured to find a relationship, takes an interesting approach by only dating those matched at less than 30%.
Plot: writers, dating, friend, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Set It Up (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two overworked assistants with nasty bosses try to get their supervisors out of their hair.
Style: romantic, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Plot: happy ending, employer employee relationship, assistant, fall in love, love and romance, boss, matchmaking, falling in love, plan, escapades, obnoxious boss, date ...
Place: new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 77
Food of Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of ex-university students reunite to perform a Shakespeare play in a quaint English village.
Plot: village, teacher, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, student, female nudity, old friend, friendship, reunion, french, theatre production, translator, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 85K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenager, bet, teenage love, romance, teen romance, youth, high school life, cinderella story, young love, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Don't Laugh at My Romance (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mirume (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) is a 19 year old college student who falls in love with Yuri (Hiromi Nagasaku), an almost 40 year old art teacher at his university. Yuri isn't your typical college professor, having a quirky sense of humor and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: university, forbidden love, obsession, infidelity, romance, youth, love and romance, teachers and students, love affair, fall in love, college, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, couples, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 4K
The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, cons and scams, writers, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: chemistry, farce, university, laboratory, college, fall in love, satire, hung over, professor, teacher, student, potion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 18K
Summer School (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer school, teenager, high school, underdog, teacher, school, surfing, self discovery, coming of age, summer, rock, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, jealousy, substitute teacher, romance, disorder, screwball, couples, goofy hero, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iowa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 194K
Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, teachers and students, selfish woman, arrogance, farce, school teacher, incompetence, irresponsible, profanity, flirting, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%