Movies like Wonderful World

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Wonderful World (2009)
 6.1
 2K
Wonderful World (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ben Singer (Matthew Broderick) is a failed childrens folk singer, a career proofreader, a less-than-extraordinary weekend dad, and perhaps the most negative man alive. Floundering in all aspects of his life, Ben's only comfort comes from regular chess games and friendly debates on game theory with his Senegalese roommate Ibou (Michael Kenneth Williams). When Ibou is suddenly struck ill, Ben's pessimistic worldview seems unequivocally confirmed. It takes an extended visit from Ibou's sister Khadi (Sanaa Lathan) for Ben to realize that cynicism may be all a matter of perspective.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, realistic, cynical, semi serious, inter cultural
Audience: date night
Plot: chess, lawsuit, friends, family relations, legal action, parents and children, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, human nature, society, urban, couples, buddies, opposites attract, redemption, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, unlikely couple, culture clash, down on your luck, romance, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa

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Most similar movies to Wonderful World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, friendship and culture clash mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wonderful World: Something New (2006), The Bread, My Sweet (2001), Old Fashioned (2014), Daddy's Little Girls (2007), Amira & Sam (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 12K
Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: interracial romance, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, prejudice, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love, career woman, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, family life, looking for love, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, best friends, human nature, single parent, dream come true, unlikely couple, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, hopes, friendship, introspection, buddies, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, friends, small town, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: garage, drug dealer, single father, lawyer, romance, fall in love, legal, single parent, opposites attract, human spirit, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 2K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: veteran, iraq veteran, forbidden love, culture clash, opposites attract, life is a bitch, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, couple relations, misfit, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, romance, coming of age, social differences, alcohol abuse, youth, fall in love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 22K
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, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, introspection, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, family problems, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, musician's life, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.5
 3K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, sex, lifestyle, writer's life, opposites attract, african american, honest, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, opposites attract, single parent, romance, couples, uninvited guest, family relations, initially antagonists, hopes, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 23K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, dull life, lifestyle, salesman, artist, depression, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, partners, opposites attract, reluctant partners, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, christmas, hat, microphone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 758
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, uncontrollable, friends, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, love affair, city life, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, wooing, couples, youth, teenage life, love and romance, sexual relations, fall in love, urban ghetto, family life, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, dominican republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 302
Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: love affair, couples, unlikely couple, romance, gays and lesbians, self discovery, family relations, gender, forbidden love, jazz, farm, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, soldier, single parent, parents and children, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, absent father, dating, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 15K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, infidelity, drug use, wedding, marriage proposal, romance, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, journal, love and romance, starting over, human nature, urban, society, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, looking for love, dishonesty, singleness, loneliness, adultery, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, seattle washington, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, forbidden love, high school, culture clash, unhappiness, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, teenage life, coming of age, parent child relationship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, couples, single parent, love and romance, romance, fall in love, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 351
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, couple relations, fall in love, rich and poor, love and romance, couples, parents and children, romance, opposites attract, social differences, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 1K
Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social worker, hospital, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, power relations, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, writer's life, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, opposites attract, fall in love, unlikely couple, couples, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family reunited, parents separation, family relations, society, identity crisis, actor's life, urban, moral dilemma, audition, romance, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Remember Sunday (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely, down-on-her-luck waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk and thinks that maybe, finally, she's met Mr. Right. The more Molly (Alexis Bledel) gets to know Gus (Zachary Levi), the more she's intrigued by him. But ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: memory loss, fall in love, starting over, family relations, couples, romance, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brain damage, parents and children, love and romance, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Like It Like That (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, dark humor, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, couples, hopes, love affair, human nature, transsexual, eccentric family, nothing goes right, parents and children, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, down on your luck, hopes, friends, couples, instructor, disorder, city life, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The White Massai (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, couples, culture clash, love and romance, opposites attract, village life, fish out of water, fall in love, society, cultural difference, interracial marriage, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, kenya, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
What I Did for Love (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, romance, farm, family relations, win over, meet the parents, favoritism, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%