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Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
 5.5
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Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, absurd
Plot: fall in love, dark humor, prison, death row, prison life, alcoholic mother, crimes, youth, confined, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prison warden, pregnancy, death sentence, college, unfulfillment, love, sex, dog, cannibal, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana

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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 couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, sex and love mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Love Comes to the Executioner: Tiptoes (2002), The Young Kieslowski (2014), Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014), The Medicine Show (2001), Birds of America (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tiptoes (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, introspection, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: phoenix arizona, las vegas
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95%
The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, couples, romance, college, disorder, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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80%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, couples, couple relations, youth, babies and infants, romance, love and romance, marriage, on the road, travel, karaoke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hospital, opposites attract, couple relations, against the odds, love affair, terminal illness, couples, dark humor, family problems, romance, workplace, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, vengeance, youth, couple relations, family life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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53%
 6.4
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My Scary Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with no experience in the art of relationships, is encouraged by his friend to ask Lee Mina out on a date. Unexpectedly successful, he falls in love. When Lee Mina's ex-boyfriend shows up and ruins the new relationship, she takes matters ...
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: college, fall in love, couples, best friends, romance, dangerous attraction, crimes, love and romance, wooing, university, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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53%
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Dummy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ventriloquist, unemployment, dark humor, lifestyle, siblings relations, looking for love, parents and children, fall in love, hobby, suburbs, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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52%
Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations, verbal byplay, fall in love, conspiracy, sister sister relationship, sisters, husband wife relationship, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, san francisco
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48%
 5.8
 13K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, life turned upside down, friends, love and romance, romance, dysfunctional family, family life, disorder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Barry Munday (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Barry Munday, a libido-driven wage slave who spends all his time either ogling, fantasizing about or trying to pick up women, wakes up in hospital after a freak attack only to find that his testicles have been removed.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: castration, family relations, pregnancy, doctor, meet the parents, self discovery, eccentric family, disorder, couples, male female relationship, childbirth, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, couples, youth, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, obsession, looking for love, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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42%
 6.2
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Tadpole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Standing Still (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A chain reaction of confrontations and romantic encounters occurs when college friends reunite for one's wedding.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: wedding, estrangement, romance, couple relations, couples, youth, love and romance, college, sexual relations, pregnancy, party, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
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41%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, lesbian, island, love triangle, introspection, fall in love, friendship, relationships, friends, casual sex, vacation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
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Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, youth, couples, unlikely couple, college life, friends, homecoming, small town, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 10K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: touching, realistic, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, follow your dream, youth, battle of the sexes, introspection, couples, family relations, lifestyle, college, human nature, relationship vs career, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: destiny, romance, couples, save the day, family relations, dark humor, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, unfulfillment, family curse, love, death of father ...
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39%
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Adam and Eve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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37%
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 2K
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 23K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, parents and children, family life, introspection, couple relations, couples, romance, siblings relations, alienation, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
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Time: contemporary
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35%
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Telling You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
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35%
 7.1
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 2K
Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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34%
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
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Brightest Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%