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Sweet Talker (1991)
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty and couple relations mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sweet Talker: I Love You Too (2010), Hot Under the Collar (1992), Change of Address (2006), California Casanova (1991), How to Murder Your Wife (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, buddies, wooing, breakup, thirtysomething life, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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95%
Hot Under the Collar (1992)
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, convent, love affair, crimes, romance, dishonesty, crime, love and romance, disorder, clergy, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
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91%
Change of Address (2006)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, musician's life, wooing, romance, cons and scams, teenage life, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, job seeking, horn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
California Casanova (1991)
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: farce, gangsters, nightclub, strong sexual content, romance, prostitute, womanizer, starting over, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, couple relations, romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, frame up, disorder, marriage, courtroom, men's club ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carlos has failed in show-biz and currently works as a waiter in a Mexican restaurant. There he meets Alex and dumb footballer Bruce celebrating their engagement with her parents. Alex' father is less than thrilled of her fiancée and says ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, road movie ...
Plot: restaurant, comedy of errors, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, romance, disorder, hidden identity, self discovery, infidelity, down on your luck, unemployment ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, ladykiller, love and romance, tv show, dishonesty, media, couples, disorder, elevator, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, urban, fish out of water, romance, audition, big city, looking for sex, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, friends, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.6
 550
It Takes Two (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, love and romance, romance, couples, chase, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, partners, unfulfillment, disorder, sports car ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, self discovery, small town life, small town sheriff, fall in love, romance, hopes, love and romance, social relations, drunkenness, journalist, actress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, urban, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, sex, divorce, hypochondriac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.3
 973
Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes underpinned by a moral tale about the downside of addiction and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: goofy hero, factory, boss and employee, nothing goes right, farce, disorder, workplace, underdog, unlikely couple, save the day, cons and scams, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Woman in the Rain (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, destiny, romance, road not taken, fall in love, love and romance, couples, parallel world, rain, multiple outcomes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Paperback Hero (1999)
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, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, novelist, friendship, love triangle, comedy of errors, best friends, small town, hidden identity, wilderness, fall in love, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, comedy of errors, hidden identity, romance, unlikely couple, indian lead, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Opera Lover (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A middle-aged produce salesman finds his love of opera and singing reawakened when his childhood love returns to town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, love and romance, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, lovers reunited, working class, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Almost Pregnant (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie (Conaway) is a happy man with a beautiful wife (Roberts), a wonderful career and every blessing a man could want except "...children". When the wife demands a "star child" and Charlie can't deliver the goods, they ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: infertility, farce, betrayal, family life, love and romance, romance, couples, babies and infants, pregnancy, fall in love, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Reckless Kelly (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A satirical take on a modern day Ned Kelly who is forced to Hollywood in order to make enough money to save his family's land. As it goes against his belief, he cannot simply rob banks for his own benefit (all money goes to the poor). Ned is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: folk hero, hollywood, island, heist, bank robber, motorcycle, criminal heroes, bank, crimes, rise to the top, righting the wronged, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
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, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, mentally unstable, looking for love, disorder, workplace, secret life, jealousy, paranoia, mental illness, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Strange Bedfellows (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, friendship, gay, daughter, hairdresser, firemen, taxes, gays and lesbians, comedy of errors, male friendship, affair, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: money, loan shark, couple relations, screwball, romance, cons and scams, eccentric family, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, social differences, pregnancy, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, win over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tv movie that reunites most the show's cast members. The Douglases move back to New York. But when Haney tries to get everyone's property so that a developer can build on them, the residents go to New York to get Douglas to help them. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farm, social relations, small town, disorder, save the day, cons and scams, small town life, couples
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Sex Monster (1999)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, power relations, intrigue, couple relations, fall in love, starlet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, couples, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, showbiz, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, friends, eligible bachelor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sugarbaby (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a large city lives a lonesome, 38-year old woman. Without friends, she has indulged in food and candy too much and has become a bit overweight. In short, she is disappointed of her life. One day she sees a young and handsome subway driver and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, stalking, infidelity, love triangle, wooing, couples, mortician, train ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: masturbation, telephone, answering machine, friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
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, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, immigrants, culture clash, small town life, bar, small town, americana, romance, starting over, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, ukraine, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, romance, fall in love, holiday, love and romance, boss and employee, parents and children, dishonesty, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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