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: latter day saints, romance, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, love affair, wooing, unlikely couple, couple relations, religions or cults, dating, cancer, male female relationship, society, ocean, painter, afterlife, mormon, christian, ferris wheel, ocean or sea, mormonism
Time: future
Place: new york, utah

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract and love affair mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Charly: Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004), The Singles Ward (2002), Amira & Sam (2014), Just a Kiss (2002), Griffin & Phoenix (2006). 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: thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: small town, feud, love affair, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, church, couples, americana, culture clash, adoption, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, mormon, lifestyle, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, religions or cults, divorce, marriage, single, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3K
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: veteran, interracial relations, immigrants, interracial romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, life is a bitch, culture clash, fall in love, forbidden love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, dating, love, society, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, hipster, first date, bar
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 2K
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, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, thirtysomething life, workplace romance, sexual relations, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, dying, couples, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
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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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, unlikely couple, love and romance, single parent, lifestyle, parents and children, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Christian Mingle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, 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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, christian film
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, society, looking for love, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, couple relations, fall in love, christianity, dating, female protagonist, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
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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
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: bachelor, bet, couples, love and romance, friends, wooing, lifestyle, unlikely couple, best friends, romance, womanizer, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, wooing, couples, romance, singleness, wedding, uninhibited rivalry, high school, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 20K
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, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chance meeting, small town life, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, young lovers, conservative, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, marriage proposal, male female relationship, love story, couple relations, tragic love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 965
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, dinner, rivalry, society, friendship, dating, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, romance, couple relations, college life, love triangle, looking for love, friendship, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, las vegas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 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, semi serious, touching, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, crumbling marriage, marriage, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, breakup, male female relationship, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 453
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, lifestyle, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, wooing, looking for love, true love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, unlikely couple, wedding, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: romance, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, couples, lifestyle, family problems, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 291
X's & O's (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Relationship issues arise between a researcher with a theory to explain away all his failed dating experiments, a player who wants out of the game, a deejay whose head spins with thoughts of God, a hoodrat with no street cred, a poet ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, light ...
Plot: friendship, couples, wooing, obsessive quest, romance, love and romance, womanizer, laboratory, friend, poetry, babe scientist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, love and romance, society, romance, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, school teacher, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family relations, lovers reunited, couples, family life, family business, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Engeyum Eppodhum (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Engeyum Eppodhum revolves around a group of passengers traveling in two different buses, each having their own past and a reason for their travel. The most prominent among these passengers is the love track between Kathiresan (Jai), Manimegalai ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: destiny, romance, love affair, wooing, couples, fall in love, store, village, hospital, unlikely couple, friendship, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, romance, small town, inheritance, male female relationship, fall in love, financial problem, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 267
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, fish out of water, eccentric family, opposites attract, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, breakup, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 3K
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, student life, buddies, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, boss and employee, workplace situations, concierge, workplace, elevator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%