Movies like Magic Kitchen

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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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Most similar movies to Magic Kitchen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, friendship, rivalry, love triangle and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Magic Kitchen: Dating Games People Play (2005), Sophie's Revenge (2009), Try Me (2006), Mona (2008), Fish Without a Bicycle (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: romance, wooing, couples, best friends, breakup, dating, looking for love, rivalry, fall in love, friendship, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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95%
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, light, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, friends, vengeance, dishonesty, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, sisterhood, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Try Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quand Yves-Marie, 9 ans, demande à Jacqueline, qui a son âge : "Epouse-moi", elle répond par une pirouette : "Le jour où tu vas dans les étoiles, je te donne ma main."
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, wooing, love, astronaut, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, kitchen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.4
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Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, rivalry, society, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Comedy - Julianna (Jenna Mattison) is a struggling actress in a dead end relationship with Danny (Brad Rowe), a fireman who no longer lights her fire. When she decides to leave him and go "find herself" she ends up falling in love with an ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, looking for love, wooing, infidelity, friends, actress, desire, frustration, director, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: romance, couples, relationship vs career, youth, college, love, gym, soul mate, football player, friendship, diet, makeover ...
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Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: 'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Caprice (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couples, friends, actor's life, couple relations, unlikely couple, romance, stage actress, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, funny, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Many Kisses Later (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, against the odds, romance, couples, farce, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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April's Shower (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Country: Hong Kong, China
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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White Wedding (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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You and Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Love, Inc. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The energetic staff of LOVE, INC. takes pride in their success as full-service dating consultants. Leading the flourishing team is owner and founder of LOVE, INC., Clea. After her marriage of nine years falls apart, she now finds herself thrust into ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, matchmaking, dating, couples, counselor, matchmaker, love, friendship, rivalry, wooing, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hooked on You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
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Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Alchemy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Can an university computer scientist (Cavanagh) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor?
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love is Not Blind (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
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The Shopaholics (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Once Upon A Time in Phuket (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Life coach Sven travels to Thailand to fulfil his dreams as a writer. He meets Gitte a yoga-practising free spirit from Norway. Then along comes Anja, an editor who works for a Swedish publisher. What does he really want to do with his life, and who ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
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49%