Movies like Sweet Talker

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Sweet Talker
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When scam artist Harry Reynolds gets out of jail, he makes his way to the depressed coastal village of Beachport, where according to local myth, an old Portuguese treasure ship lies buried in the sand. Harry is an old pro at manipulating this situation to his best advantage, but never anticipates how deeply he will be affected by the relationship he develops with a young boy and his mother. A delightful tale of greed, gullibility and grandiose schemes, "Sweet Talker" is a romantic comedy for everyone in the family.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: treasure hunt, ship, cons and scams, romance, small town, small town life, dishonesty, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, disorder, theme park, ship wreck, treasure, businessman, storm, beach, money, divorce, marriage
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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He's a Woman, She's a Man
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The Music Man
Comedy, Musical, Romance
USA
151 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sweet Talker: HouseSitter (1992), Paperback Romance (1994), Paperback Hero (1999), A Countess from Hong Kong (1967), Straight Talk (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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HouseSitter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, family, screwball, hidden identity, unlikely couple, divorce, couple relations, marriage, cons and scams, dishonesty, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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Paperback Romance
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his advances, but when Sophie breaks her leg, she has the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 90s
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Paperback Hero
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment, he needs a name, a woman's name - and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, comedy of errors, best friends, love triangle, hidden identity, small town, friendship, wilderness, fall in love, love and romance, novelist, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   85%
    User:   78%
 
A Countess from Hong Kong
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, love affair, ship, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, disorder, prostitute, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, honolulu hawaii, hawaii
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System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
Straight Talk
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerry tries to seduce his girlfriend Monica via hypnosis, but it accidentally makes her want to enter a convent and take a vow of chastity instead. Jerry tries to get her out by disguising himself to a priest and later as a nun. Alas, his rescue ...
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    User:   72%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
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Plot: comedy of errors, hidden identity, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, cousin cousin relationship, couple relations, forbidden love, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   73%
 
He's a Woman, She's a Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wing is a devoted fan of popular singer Rose who is involved in a topsy-turvy relationship with her charismatic producer Sam. Willing to go to any length to meet Rose, the willowy Wing disguises herself as a man, and with a twist of fate is chosen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
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Plot: fall in love, farce, romance, actor's life, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, musician's life, desire for fame, opposites attract, switching roles, obsession, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
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System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
Just One of the Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, college, cheerleader, young lovers, school, switching roles, romance, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, college life ...
Time: 90s
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System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: farce, love affair, screwball, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, prison, down on your luck, filmmaking, apostle, fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
Career Opportunities
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, unlikely couple, romance, store, young lovers, opposites attract, coming of age, liar, teenage love, heist, teenage life, target ...
Time: 90s
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
The MatchMaker
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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    User:   61%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s, 1920s
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    User:   57%
 
Crocodile Dundee
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Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, adventure, tourist, australian, fish, fall in love, chase, jungle, fish out of water, mentor, survival, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
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System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
Miss Firecracker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, beauty pageant, dysfunctional family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, adaptation, relationships, dialogue, eccentric family, women, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
Miami Rhapsody
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, marriage, adultery, cheating, relationships, romance, self discovery, interracial romance, couple relations, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, florida
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System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
Maybe... Maybe Not
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Der Bewegte Mann is a German comedy about a heterosexual man, Axel, who is thrown out of his girlfriends home for cheating and ends up moving in with a gay man. Axel learns the advantages of living with gay men even though they are attracted to him ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, farce, friendship, infidelity, male nudity, gays and lesbians, german, homosexuality, crumbling marriage, romance, culture clash, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england
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System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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California Casanova
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, strong sexual content, nightclub, farce, romance, prostitute, womanizer, starting over, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
For Pete's Sake
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Plot: couple relations, screwball, cons and scams, romance, eccentric family, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, loan shark, money, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
Postmark Paradise
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, small town life, bar, romance, americana, small town, starting over, friendship, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
For Love or Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, romance, betrayal, concierge, love story, couple relations, dreams, cons and scams, happy ending, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: europe, ireland, usa, new york, new jersey
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
The Sex Monster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, farce, battle of the sexes, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 90s
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Change of Address
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, musician's life, romance, wooing, cons and scams, teenage life, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, job seeking, lodger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
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Two Much
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: screwball, gangsters, verbal byplay, hidden identity, unlikely couple, romance, art, opposites attract, adaptation, couple relations, artist, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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The Maid
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Maid is a 1991 film in which Anthony Wayne (Martin Sheen) goes to Paris for a new job and has a 30 day period before he starts work to get settled.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: bank, love and romance, romance, disorder, master and servant, secret identity, nanny, mistaken identity, maid, love, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, new york, paris france
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
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The Love Punch
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, unlikely partners, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, love and romance, couples, disorder, reluctant partners, vengeance, dishonesty, renewed love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, french riviera, cote d'azur
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
Strange Fits of Passion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Strange Fits of Passion is a 1999 Australian film about a young woman determined to lose her virginity.
Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, self discovery, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations, twentysomething life, fall in love, coming of age, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 

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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
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