Movies like Charly 2002

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Charly (2002)
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Charly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, christian film
Plot: romance, couples, opposites attract, couple relations, religions or cults, love and romance, love affair, wooing, unlikely couple, dating, latter day saints, male female relationship, ocean or sea, society, painter, cancer, afterlife, mormon, christian, ferris wheel, mormonism
Time: future
Place: new york, utah

Most similar movies to Charly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Charly: Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004), Amira & Sam (2014), Just a Kiss (2002), All Relative (2014), See Jane Date (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: "Baptists at Our Barbecue" is the comedic story of the small town of Longwinded, USA, a divided, feuding town of 262 Mormons and 262 Baptists. It's also a love story, about one man who will try anything to end the ridiculous feud, ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: small town, love and romance, love affair, culture clash, americana, family relations, church, religions or cults, couples, romance, adoption, feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah
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95%
 6.1
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, life is a bitch, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, first date, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 1K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, romance, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 2K
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: touching, tense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
See Jane Date (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available sing can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: looking for love, romance, best friends, wooing, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, singleness, uninhibited rivalry, high school, wedding, thirtysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 1K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, opposites attract, young lovers, parents and children, unfulfilled love, couples, family relations, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Christian Mingle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young, modern single woman enters the world of online dating looking for an instant soul mate.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, christian film
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, society, romance, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, couple relations, fall in love, dating, christianity, female protagonist, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, couples, romance, religions or cults, divorce, church, mormon, celebrity culture, love and romance, artists and showbiz, mormonism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 19K
My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, young lovers, romance, lifestyle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, small town life, couple relations, disorder, conservative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 850
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, dinner, rivalry, friendship, society, dating, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, couples, dying, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Quarter Life Crisis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Hindu, and a believer in Astrology, Neil Desai is a second-generation East Indian-American, who is 27 years of age, works for an ad company, and has been in a relationship for over 6 years with Angel Matthews, and lives with her in a small ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: bet, bachelor, bar, love and romance, couples, romance, buddies, youth, best friends, unlikely couple, lifestyle, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, unlikely couple, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 415
BachelorMan (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In these times of enlightened sexual politics, Ted Davis is a scoring machine. He's got the rap, the charm and his little black book weighs several pounds. Ted has become a guru to his buddies who can only aspire in awe to his greatness. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, true love, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, womanizer, unlikely couple, couples, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, introspection, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, college, haunted by the past, romance, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, society, romance, love and romance, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: true love, romance, couple relations, family life, family business, unfulfilled love, family relations, lovers reunited, couples, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wooing, college, mormon, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couple relations, college life, mormonism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, las vegas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, looking for love, couple relations, school teacher, tattoo artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, communication problem, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, introspection, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, comedy of errors, friendship, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Everything You Want (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It was at a very young age that Abby found herself experimenting with the gift of art while she practically...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, love triangle, youth, prodigy, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, wooing, looking for love, true love, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Perfect Romance (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, looking for love, couples, romance, dating, male female relationship, internet chat, profanity, eccentric family, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couples, unlikely couple, family business, disorder, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, singleness, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 223
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, breakup, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Puccini for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her inability to commit leads to a breakup with her girlfriend, opera-loving writer Allegra winds up in the bed of amiable professor Philip. He is so smitten with Allegra that he dumps his lover, Grace (Justin Kirk), and convinces Allegra to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, self discovery, infidelity, romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 2K
Falling Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nursing student forced to quit school for family reasons winds up taking a job as a doorman in an elite apartment building in New York City, where he sparks to one of his residents.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, buddies, romance, student life, love and romance, rich and poor, workplace, workplace situations, fall in love, boss and employee, concierge, elevator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%