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Holiday Engagement (2011)
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Holiday Engagement (2011)
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, feel good, light, captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, romance, fall in love, couples, parents and children, disorder, unlikely couple, cons and scams, pretending to be someone else, wedding, deception, pretend relationship, celebration, family relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, snobbism, christmas, dog, lawyer, actor, holiday, happy ending, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Holiday Engagement: One Small Hitch (2013), Snow Bride (2013), A Bride for Christmas (2012), My Fake Fiance (2009), Will You Merry Me? (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pretend relationship, wedding, engagement, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, family business, romance, eccentric family, starting over, pretense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, family relations, media, pretend relationship, love and romance, journalism, hidden identity, workplace, dishonesty, couples, family gatherings, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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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, sentimental, humorous, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, christmas, looking for love, love and romance, couples, wooing, happy ending, fiance fiancee relationship, dating, engagement, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, san francisco
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My Fake Fiance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: pretend relationship, wedding, family relations, fall in love, engagement, couples, romance, secret identity, true love, pretense, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, meet the parents, engagement, family gatherings, couples, love and romance, culture clash, parents and children, disorder, society, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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100%
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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
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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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, pregnancy, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, disorder, social differences, nothing goes right, shallowness, win over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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100%
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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, love and romance, culture clash, parents and children, family life, couples, society, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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100%
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: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love story, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, hidden identity, gigolo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous to meet her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiance Will Mitchum. Alice’s trip becomes more stressful when her luggage is lost and her phone is damaged, leaving her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, christmas, disorder, destiny, parents and children, romance, love and romance, hopes, holiday, misunderstanding, in-laws ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, family business, disorder, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, love and romance, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
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100%
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Nearlyweds (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Revolves around three friends who have dream weddings only to find out that the pastor who married them failed to complete the key paperwork required to make them official.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, relationship vs career, romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, best friends, love and romance, breakup, friends, bakery, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, couples, wooing, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 822
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, beverly hills
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Romantic Debtors (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A policeman in debt is constantly called by a woman working to collect his debt. When they meet by accident they attracted to each other, and does not realize they already have a hostile phone-relationship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, couples, dishonesty, disorder, debt, hidden identity, debt collector, fall in love, opposites attract, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, true love, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, immigrants, society, self discovery, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Surprised by Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a young businesswoman who tries to convince her uptight parents to accept her current boyfriend and instead finds herself falling for an old high school flame.
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, couples, family relations, in laws, jealousy, friendship, romance, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, touching, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, looking for love, misfit, disorder, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, social misfits, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, fall in love, teenage love, parents and children, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, dentist, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, love and romance, romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, wooing, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 928
The Knot (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple endures a series of mishaps right before their wedding day.
Style: humorous, touching, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, friends, family relations, wedding, love and romance, best friends, woman urinating, female sitting on a toilet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 93
So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, love and romance, friendship, friends, lifestyle, fall in love, family relations, singleness, parents and children, couples, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, dishonesty, society, romance, infidelity, couples, manipulation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, disorder, couples, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family gatherings, romance, couples, gender, homecoming, cons and scams, gay, christmas, family relations, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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