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Magic Kitchen (2004)
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Magic Kitchen (2004)
Original name: 魔幻廚房
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Yau (Sammi Cheng) is a successful chef and owner of a restaurant which is located in a flat called Magical Kitchen which is more like a home rather than like a restaurant. In a tale told by Yau's mother, that she would be haunted by a family curse overshadowing three generations, which destines her (Yau) to fail in every relationship. On a tour of the Iron Chef TV show in Japan, Yau is at the crossroads between her love life and career.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining, sexual, clever, sexy, realistic, talky ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, rivalry, vengeance, friends, restaurant, couples, love, family curse, kitchen, looking for love, friendship, escapades, best friends, cooking and food, contests and competitions, wizards and magicians, love and romance, hotshot hero, lifestyle, cooking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong

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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 couples, romance, love and romance, friendship, love triangle, rivalry and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Magic Kitchen: Dating Games People Play (2005), Life's an Itch (2012), Sophie's Revenge (2009), Try Me (2006), A Big Love Story (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, best friends, couples, wooing, breakup, dating, looking for love, rivalry, fall in love, friendship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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95%
 4.3
 153
Life's an Itch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A married man reaches the point where he questions everything: career, creativity and even his marriage. Hilarious complications and temptations arise when his wife invites her open-minded (and very sexy) yoga instructor to stay in the guest house ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, not serious, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Sophie's Revenge (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dumped by her fiance just two months before their wedding, comic strip writer Sophie hatches an elaborate plan to get her Jeff back and punish the movie star, Joanna, who seduced him away. She finds herself a partner, Gordon, an ex-lover of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, dishonesty, vengeance, friends, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sisterhood, love, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.0
 586
Try Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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A Big Love Story (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sam is a former college football star whose chance to play in the NFL abruptly ends with a blown out knee. Seven years later, he finds himself alone, working a minimum wage job and weighing a deadly 413lbs. The time has come for some change! The ...
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Plot: romance, couples, relationship vs career, youth, college, love, gym, soul mate, football player, friendship, diet, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 810
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
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The Wish List (2010)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
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 323
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 576
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 1K
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 517
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 590
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful relationship in L.A. is impossible. But being anti-social ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love is Not Blind (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 999
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 4K
The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%