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Holiday Engagement (2011)
 6.0
 3K
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Original name: A Holiday Engagement
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy that she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, who she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time. However, Hillary's life starts to fall apart when simultaneously she loses her part-time newspaper writing job when the newspaper itself folds, and Jason dumps her as he tries to focus on his career which is seemingly more important to him than Hillary. On the advice of her best friend Sophie, Hillary - who feels she can't go home without Jason, especially as her two sisters' lives seem to meet their mother's approval - decides...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, family relations, hidden identity, unlikely couple, fall in love, parents and children, family gatherings, couples, disorder, snobbism, christmas, dog, lawyer, actor, break up, deception, happy ending, false identity, loss of job, fiance fiancee relationship, posing for a photograph, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Holiday Engagement: Snow Bride (2013), A Bride for Christmas (2012), The Wedding Date (2005), One Small Hitch (2013), For Better or For Worse (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Snow Bride (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a reporter encounters the eldest son of a famous political family at a mountain retreat, she winds up pretending to be his girlfriend over Christmas so he can save face with his family. Should she secretly expose newsworthy scoops about the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, fall in love, romance, love and romance, winter, hidden identity, journalism, family gatherings, dishonesty, media, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Bride for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bride-to-be Jessie Patterson calls off her third engagement - during the ceremony! She swears off serious relationships, until she meets and is pursued by Aiden MacTiernan. Aiden, on the other hand, has bet his friends he is marriage material, and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, wooing, love and romance, looking for love, siblings relations, dishonesty, couples, family relations, poker game, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
One Small Hitch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a flight home to Chicago for a family wedding, childhood friends Josh and Molly innocently agree to fake a wedding engagement to make Josh's dying father happy. Things quickly get out of hand with their two boisterous families, and a series ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: engagement, love and romance, wedding, starting over, eccentric family, family business, fall in love, family relations, childhood friend, romance, couples, story continued during end credits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, singleness, family business, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Will You Merry Me? (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids plan on gathering their families for the holidays in order to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family gatherings, romance, family relations, unlikely couple, couple relations, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, society, couples, disorder, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 626
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, unemployment, couples, friendship, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, culture clash, interracial marriage, romance, family relations, interracial relations, family life, love and romance, society, couples, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Undercover Christmas (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Cunningham is an uptight,workaholic FBI agent from a wealthy family. Jake is assigned to protect Brandi O'Neill, cocktail waitress, after she turns in her billionaire boyfriend for tax fraud.Jake is called home unexpectedly during the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, parents and children, romance, undercover, love and romance, couples, social differences, fall in love, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, cop witness relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, romance, dishonesty, urban, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, disorder, veterinarian, italian american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Perfect Wedding (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Christmas is approaching, and Paul's adopted sister Alana is coming home for the holidays. This won't be just a regular family celebration, as she's recently engaged and the weekend will be spent planning her June wedding with her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: gays and lesbians, family gatherings, romance, family relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, homecoming, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, opposites attract, romance, love affair, love and romance, small town, couples, saleswoman, inheritance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 543
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, parents and children, true love, culture clash, society, family relations, interracial marriage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 935
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 1K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, drugs/alcohol, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, single parent, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: sexual, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 10K
A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, hidden identity, urban, romance, internet dating, wooing, dishonesty, writer's life, looking for love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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And Then Came Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Successful New York journalist and single mom Julie Davidson's (Vanessa Williams) six-year old son Jake (Jeremy Gumbs) is acting up, so she finds his sperm-donor father Paul Cooper (Kevin Daniels), who's a struggling actor and law-school ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: single parent, unlikely couple, romance, writer's life, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, mischievous children, uncover truth, innocence lost, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Shrink Is In (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, losing-it hero, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, singleness, true love, wooing, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, romance, lone wolves, single parent, human nature, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, true love, family, love and romance, best friends, romance, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, family life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 7K
Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, on the road, unlikely couple, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, life turned upside down, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, comedy of errors, hidden identity, unlikely couple, romance, indian lead, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 654
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, wooing, eccentric family, twentysomething life, fall in love, couples, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, doctors and patients, friendship, power relations, friends, support group, lifestyle, loft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, love affair, romance, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, true love, physical appearance, meaningful kiss, accountant
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%