Movies like What Happens Next

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What Happens Next (2011)
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What Happens Next (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After rich businessman Paul Greco (popular daytime star Jon Lindstrom) retires early, his imperious sister Elise (two-time Emmy Award® nominee Wendie Malick) tries to get him to settle down with the woman of her choosing. But Paul seems more interested in developing his friendship with Andy (cutie Chris Murrah), a charming gay man he meets at a dog park.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: fall in love, family relations, looking for love, gender, gay, friendship, dog, millionaire, jealousy, dating, brother sister relationship, love, romance, singleness, love and romance, urban, gays and lesbians, snobbism, coming out, party, marijuana, businessman, photographer, birthday, puppy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to What Happens Next

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, looking for love and gender mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like What Happens Next: Love Is All (2007), Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010), Love or Whatever (2012), Coffee Date (2006), Love Hurts (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Is All (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A romantic comedy told with a set of interwoven Christmas tales about life, love, forgiveness and caring. A heroic vagrant becomes a TV sensation Santa Claws, while a prince takes a menial job at a department store to woo his sweetheart.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couples, gender, love and romance, lifesaver, homeless, family relations, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
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100%
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ben is 35, facing the unsatisfying suburban dating world, and looking for more then just sex. Nightmarish attempts with video dating, bad gym run-ins, and his uproarious friends signing him up with online match-making sites have got him nowhere. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, romance, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, singleness, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, love and romance, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Love or Whatever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corey had it all - a successful career, bags of charm and, most of all, a bright future with his boyfriend. But, when his other half commits the ultimate betrayal and dumps him for a woman, he embarks upon a wild journey of self-discovery. Soon, he ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, gay, gay relationship, bisexuality, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, gender, romance, cheating, brother sister relationship, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
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86%
 6.3
 1K
Coffee Date (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Todd's life takes a turn when his friendship with a homosexual causes everyone in his life to start questioning his sexuality.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, mistaken identity, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, family relations, pretense, gender, lifestyle, nothing goes right, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, youth, love and romance, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, 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, eccentric family, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, couples, society, romance, love and romance, singleness, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Is It Just Me? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frustrated by his ongoing failure to meet Mr. Right, Blaine stumbles upon what might be his perfect match in an online chat room-Xander, a sweet, hunky guy who's recently moved to LA. Smitten, Blaine then finds that he's been chatting to ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, mistaken identity, gays and lesbians, columnist, gay relationship, phone sex, roommate, looking for sex, artists and showbiz, romance, lgbt, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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67%
 5.7
 716
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, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.0
 667
April's Shower (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: April's Shower begins with a group of people gathered for a wedding shower for April. At first, it seems to be a normal gathering for such an occasion but, as time goes on, secrets and stories begin to be revealed. Alex is a chef and a maid of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, friendship, looking for love, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, cooking and food, haunted by the past, infidelity, gender, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 751
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, semi serious, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, family relations, fall in love, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, love and romance, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hold Your Peace (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hold Your Peace is the story of Aiden, a man asked to be the best man at his ex-boyfriend's commitment ceremony. Rather than risk going alone, he finds the most unlikely of dates in his roommate's more 'stereotypical' friend, ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: wedding, romance, looking for love, couples, gender, singleness, gay interest, gay couple, marriage, best man, gay marriage, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
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Love Birds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Love Birds is a hilarious charming romantic comedy that tells the story of a regular Kiwi bloke who finds himself on a quest to find true love – all with the help of a native New Zealand Shelduck. Comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, uplifting, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, self discovery, looking for love, fall in love, family relations, journey, society, friendship, rock, love and romance, bird
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 3K
Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, brother brother relationship, love interest, neighbor, mother son relationship, mentally unstable, disorder, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: romance, couples, wooing, best friends, breakup, dating, looking for love, fall in love, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Elliot Loves (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two stages of a Dominican-American's life; first as a boy trying to bond with his young mother, then a 21-year-old looking for love in New York City.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, youth, twentysomething life, wooing, parents and children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, gay, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
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Under One Roof (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's Sex and the City meets The Wedding Banquet for young San Franciscan Daniel Chang, living at home with his clueless, traditional mother. Desperate for a grandchild, she's eager to see him married and spends much of her time planning ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, coming out, opposites attract, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, couples, parents and children, social differences, first gay sexual experience, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: family gatherings, romance, homecoming, couples, gender, cons and scams, christmas, gay, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, disorder, family business, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, singleness, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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I Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Life is easy for 43-year-old Luis, a happy single guy, fulfilled in his job of star nose with a perfume creation company, cosseted by his mother and five sisters. It could have lasted for a whole life, but fed up with mollycoddling and helping him, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: family relations, gem, fall in love, eccentric family, looking for love, couples, disorder, blind character, love and romance, singleness, romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, looking for love, young lovers, love and romance, coming out, youth, buddies, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, singleness, couples, physical appearance, romance, love and romance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
You Are My Pet (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman finds a man in a box in front of her home and takes him in. She jokingly says she wants to keep him as her pet since the man reminds her childhood dog. The man agrees. Later the woman discovers that the man is a dance prodigy. Complications ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, light, captivating ...
Plot: fashion, pets, romance, friendship, love and romance, love, couples, fall in love, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, christian film
Audience: date night
Plot: christianity, romance, society, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, couples, religions or cults, love and romance, female protagonist, dating, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.7
 422
Mango Kiss (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "Mango Kiss" is a story about Lou whose world turns upside-down when she falls in love with her best friend Sassafras. They journey to San Francisco and stumble into the wild world of role-playing and non-monogamous S/M dykes. Comedy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, dominatrix, fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, friends, wooing, sexual relations, looking for love, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian interest, romance, siblings relations, fall in love, love triangle, gays and lesbians, brother sister relationship, women, lesbianism, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 90
Finding Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, looking for love, gender, hopes, couples, gay, african american, friendship, road trip, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, romance, couples, society, best friends, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Expiration Date (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie Silvercloud III lives with the family curse, on his fathers and grandfathers 25th birthday they were killed by a milk truck. It is now Charlies turn.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, romance, couples, save the day, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, family relations, family curse, love, coffin, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: fall in love, true love, romance, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, society, immigrants, self discovery, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, family relations, college, youth, love and romance, gender, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%