Movies like Don't Play Us Cheap

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Don't Play Us Cheap (1972)
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Don't Play Us Cheap (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, cult film
Plot: romance, racism, rich and poor, injustice, interracial relations, love and romance, society, couples, curses spells and rituals, breakup, city life, power relations, devil, love, demon, party, religion, all black cast, male female relationship, love triangle, african american, black cast, beetle, cockroach, bat ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, harlem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, urban, lifestyle and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Don't Play Us Cheap: Enemies of Laughter (2000), Strictly Business (1991), Mona (2008), In the Weeds (2000), Key Exchange (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Enemies of Laughter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nerdy-looking Paul (David Paymer) is a neurotic, failed sitcom writer with a lackluster love life. But his best pal (Judge Reinhold) has an idea that might turn things around when he decides to film Paul's life and turn his romantic disasters ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, writer's life, love and romance, romance, curses spells and rituals, love affair, midlife crisis, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Strictly Business (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, and quickly falls in love. Realizing he's just not cool enough to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, couples, clubbing, fall in love, city life, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, buddies, society, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: semi serious, humorous, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, looking for love, romance, city life, buddies, lifestyle, society, rivalry, couples, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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In the Weeds (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's Martha's first night as a waitress in an upscale New York restaurant. Veteran Chloe shows her the ropes and introduces her to the lives of the restaurant staff. Adam, a hopeful playwright, suffers for his art while dealing with a very ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waitress, workplace, lifestyle, looking for love, romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, workplace romance, couples, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Key Exchange (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Plot: riding a bicycle, couples, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, friendship between men, bicycle, mayor, lawyer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, african american ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
64%
The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, singleness, couple relations, romance, boy, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Rum and Coke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, independent Latina has a safe relationship with her Anglo boyfriend until she is rescued and romanced by an aggressive Latino firefighter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, society, opposites attract, immigrants, social differences, interracial relations, singleness, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Perfect You (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A waiter/writer living with his dad and a neat freak who's just landed a job as a reporter in New York, meet by colliding on the Brooklyn Bridge, and romance ensues.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, wooing, ambition, journalism, romance, couples, workplace romance, chance meeting, city life, twentysomething life, sexual relations, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wedding, merchant, couples, promotion, looking for love, city life, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, dancing ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Herman U.S.A. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this quirky romantic comedy inspired by a true story, an influx of women invade the small town of Herman, Minn., to get their hands on a surplus of bachelors yearning for female companionship. When the persuasive "cry from the heart" of ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, looking for love, couples, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness, love, male female relationship, social relations, love and romance, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love, best friend, love triangle, fall in love, couples, romance, cons and scams, party, writers, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
For Love of Ivy (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. Sidney Poitier stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, family relations, romance, hidden identity, single parent, opposites attract, love and romance, society, dishonesty, master and servant, young lovers, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Little Night Music (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: love triangle, love affair, desire for fame, buddies, love and romance, unfulfillment, performer's life, romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, master and servant, estate ...
Time: 20th century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Raja Hindustani (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, romance, fall in love, social differences, family relations, society, love and romance, couples, newlyweds, love, fight, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Luminarias (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, family relations, friendship, racism, opposites attract, society, battle of the sexes, romance, buddies, love and romance, gays and lesbians, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, culture clash, parents and children, family life, couples, love and romance, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Falling for Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. Nothing is as it seems absorbing drama. What will happen to this ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, breakup, family problems, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, city life, couple relations, comedy of errors, friendship, singleness, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, battle of the sexes, society, best friends, romance, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, friends, fall in love, wooing, social differences ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups, Jay gives up white women, "cold turkey," and he goes on a mission: "Operation Brown Sugar". But because Jay ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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39%
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Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Loving Jezebel (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man is cursed with falling in love with other men's women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: infidelity, breakup, cafe, couples, sport team, thirtysomething life, friends, store, fall in love, suburbs, college, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fall in love, romance, couples, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: diner, romance, unlikely couple, starting over, misfit, opposites attract, love and romance, survival, hopes, lifestyle, twentysomething life, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lie Down with Dogs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wayward mid-20's NYC guy goes to the Pines for a change of pace for the summer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: gay, fall in love, gender bending, self discovery, twentysomething life, resort, city life, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, youth, gender, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%