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What's Up, Scarlet? (2005)
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What's Up, Scarlet? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scarlet Zabrinski, a successful, hard edged, L.A. matchmaker lives in the shadow of her overbearing mother, Ruth Zabrinski who relentlessly tries to find the perfect man for her daughter. Ben Zabrinski, Scarlet's pot smoking brother, an unemployed lawyer, becomes furious when Scarlet unknowingly sets him up with a porno star. When Sabrina Fisser, a homeless foreign actress, rear ends her on a calm sunny afternoon, Scarlet offers this seemingly helpless vagabond a place to stay for one night. One night becomes an eternity as the free spirited Sabrina outstays her welcome. When a vengeful Ben tries to seduce Sabrina, Scarlet finds herself protective of her new friend. A mutual attraction develops and the two unlikely characters explore the uncharted territory of unexpected love. Written by Randy Sinquefield
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, queer cinema
Plot: romance, looking for love, family relations, couples, gender, parents and children, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, lesbian, unemployment, coming out, audition, seduction, rivalry, love and romance, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, gay, theater, mother daughter relationship, car accident, actress, immigrants, matchmaker, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, looking for love, gender and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like What's Up, Scarlet?: Smooch (2011), Double Wedding (2010), All Relative (2014), The Men Next Door (2012), Wedding Wars (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Smooch (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An imaginative youngster (Kiernan Shipka) comes across an amnesiac prince (Simon Kassianides), who she believes is a fairy-tale figure. Convinced the man would be perfect for her widowed mom (Kellie Martin), she launches a plan to set the two up, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Plot: cinderella story, looking for love, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, romance, nanny, wizards and magicians, royal family, memory loss, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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Double Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two sisters, no love lives. Both end up dating the same man, and inviting him to meet the family on December 17th. He doesn’t know there are two sisters or that he committed to two different dates on the same day.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
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Plot: gay, couples, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Wedding Wars (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gay people across the U.S. go on strike when a governor refuses to approve of gay marriages.
Style: humorous, captivating, romantic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, event planner, coming out, strike, gay rights, protest, couples, campaign, romance, family relations, transvestism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
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100%
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You and Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Paris, Ariane and Lena are sisters. Ariane writes photo novellas for the magazine "Toi et Moi." She's emotional and her long-time boyfriend, Farid, has her in a state because he won't propose, won't ask her to live with ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, couples, society, romance, love and romance, looking for love, singleness, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
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Amanda (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
Love or Whatever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, against the odds, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas, redemption, self discovery, couples, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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57%
Hold Your Peace (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hold Your Peace is the story of Aiden, a man asked to be the best man at his ex-boyfriend's commitment ceremony. Rather than risk going alone, he finds the most unlikely of dates in his roommate's more 'stereotypical' friend, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: gay, wedding, romance, looking for love, gender, couples, singleness, marriage, gay couple, gay interest, best man, gay marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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42%
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Country: USA
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36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
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