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Excuse Me for Living (2012)
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Excuse Me for Living (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A charming, suicidal druggie must obey his rehab-clinic's demand to lead a seniors men's group or face incarceration and lose the love of his psychiatrist's daughter.
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: drug abuse, romance, clinic, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, fall in love, hopes, rehabilitation, lifestyle, doctors and patients, drugs/alcohol, college dropout, wooing, twentysomething life, power relations, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addict, psychiatrist, support group, father son relationship, bridge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, couple relations and wooing mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Excuse Me for Living: See You in September (2010), I Hate Valentine's Day (2009), Mona (2008), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007), Never Again (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, couple relations, friendship, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, doctors and patients, power relations, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, fall in love, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couple relations, couples, romance, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.5
 124
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, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couples, urban, partners, looking for love, love triangle, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, friendship, thirtysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hopes, starting over, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, urban, romance, delusion, jogging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.3
 759
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, hopes, couple relations, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: realistic, semi serious, 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, disorder, mentally unstable, paranoid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
See Jane Date (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available sing can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: looking for love, couples, wooing, best friends, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, singleness, uninhibited rivalry, thirtysomething life, high school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 11K
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, win over, writer's life, fall in love, romance, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, false identity, internet dating, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, breakup, wooing, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 686
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: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lust for Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Winning your childhood sweetheart can create more problems than it solves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, best friends, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, couples, romance, miraculous event, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 942
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder, actor's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, fall in love, frame up, boss and employee, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, wooing, destiny, hopes, disorder, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, computer virus, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 2K
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, tense, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, love and romance, fall in love, romance, disorder, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, wooing, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 894
30 Beats (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A summer heat wave and a series of sexual encounters connect a group of New Yorkers.
Style: realistic, humorous, contemplative, captivating, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, romance, love affair, city life, hopes, couples, seduction, sex scene, lifestyle, introspection, twentysomething life, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 2K
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, no panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, human nature, fall in love, romance, hopes, single parent, love and romance, writer's life, family relations, couple relations, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 663
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, wooing, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, twentysomething life, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: chases and races, artists and showbiz, romance, fall in love, obsessive quest, friends, writer's life, lifestyle, disorder, track down, tour guide, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hot Summer Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In "Hot Summer Days" a hot summer heat wave engulfs the Chinese territory, while the movie covers the lives of various characters during that time. There's chaffeur Wah who tries to woo foot masseur Li Yan via text messages, air ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, couple relations, meaningful kiss, singleness, battle of the sexes, wooing, couples, lifestyle, obsessive quest, fall in love, motorcycle chase, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, buddies, couples, wooing, unfulfillment, love triangle, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: romance, singleness, couple relations, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, gender, looking for love, couples, love and romance, gay, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: realistic, humorous, uplifting, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, hopes, romance, love and romance, against the odds, looking for love, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Always Woodstock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Neurotic, struggling songwriter, Catherine Brown's life in New York City falls apart, she is forced to confront her past when she spends the summer at her childhood home in Woodstock.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: writer's life, life turned upside down, starting over, homecoming, self discovery, music, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, story continued during end credits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, singleness, fall in love, love and romance, romance, imaginary, love affair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, interracial relations, society, lifestyle, urban, dishonesty, couples, social differences, city life, fall in love, disorder, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, culture clash, fall in love, immigrants, love and romance, romance, sexual content, profanity, looking for love, society, college graduate, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 348
Friends (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, lifestyle, medical school, profanity, sexual content, singleness, twentysomething life, looking for sex, sexual relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 1K
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, youth, family relations, renewed love, parents separation, parents and children, dentist, lifestyle, teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 139
A NY Thing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Masquerading as another man, Antoine flies to New York for a three-day stay and promptly falls in love with Alice, who's dating someone else. When that doesn't work out for him, Antoine turns to the city itself for inspiration.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, bittersweet, obsession, dishonesty, wooing, lifestyle, hidden identity, love and romance, romance, city life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%