Movies like The Wedding Director

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The Wedding Director (2006)
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The Wedding Director (2006)
Original name: Il regista di matrimoni
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Franco Elica is a film director casting a remake of a pious melodrama in Rome. He's melancholy, heading south for a break. On a beach, he meets a man who films weddings and is roped into helping film the wedding of the daughter of a severe and imperious prince. The wedding is one of convenience - the prince needs money, the groom is a mama's boy. Elica is attracted to the bride, Boda, and tries to convince her not to marry. No matter how outrageous his behavior, the prince keeps Elica on as the wedding director. As the wedding approaches, what's real blurs with Elica's imagination. Is he mad?
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, realistic, surreal, amateur film
Audience: date night
Plot: church, film within a film, wedding, true love, love and romance, couples, forbidden love, romance, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, introspection, infidelity, satire, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, male female relationship, rock, paranoia, sex, dog, ghost, obsession, female nudity, puzzle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe

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Most similar movies to The Wedding Director

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, infidelity, unfulfillment, love affair and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Wedding Director: Mademoiselle (2001), Easy Sex, Sad Movies (2014), Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010), Kiss Me Again (2010), The Star Maker (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, opposites attract, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, disorder, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Easy Sex, Sad Movies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Buenos Aires screenwriter Pablo is hired to write a new romantic comedy. As he begins his story, he visualizes his characters living in Madrid. Pablo creates a meet-cute between Marina and Víctor, a cute couple in Madrid who are soon totally in ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, introspection, love affair, filmmaking, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, film within a film, bittersweet, singleness, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, communication problem, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, family life, human nature, parents separation, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Star Maker (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The adventures and deceptions of a photographer who travels through the small villages of Sicily pretending that he is working for the big film studios in Rome.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, love and romance, romance, hidden identity, self discovery, disorder, hopes, small town, cons and scams, on the road, village, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 2K
Who Knows? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, disturbing, lyrical ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, female nudity, lovers reunited, love affair, midlife crisis, couple relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, obsessive quest, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Another Woman's Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, family problems, wooing, memory loss, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, crumbling marriage, hopes, romance, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Denise Richards plays Lauren, a divorced wedding-planner who falls for the groom-to-be (Dean Cain).
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: wedding, event planner, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, mistaken identity, fall in love, arranged marriage, firefighter, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.3
 820
Strange Crime (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mysterious writer is involved in a love affair with his stepson's wife, leading to a web of intrigue and desire.
Style: realistic, tense, sexy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, cheating wife, adultery, forbidden love, obsession, infidelity, cheating fiancee, love affair, intrigue, romance, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 581
Lovesickness (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, true love, couples, romance, obsession, unfulfillment, family problems, hostage, wedding, love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, infidelity, romance, couple relations, family life, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, crimes of passion, family problems, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Small September Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful girl who has everything. Charming, playful, in her own words: 'too joyful to fall in love.' A sudden car crash, and her heart stops for a few minutes. When she wakes up, everyone assures 'every-thing's alright.' ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, true love, romance, fall in love, couples, accident, amnesia, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, introspection, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, college, haunted by the past, romance, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, introspection, love triangle, destructive relationship, self discovery, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, gender, losing-it hero, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, romance, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, couples, infidelity, love and romance, drug dealing, crime, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, europe, italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 791
Only God Knows (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Mexico, Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual ...
Style: semi serious, serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: latin, self discovery, couple relations, impossible love, love and romance, journalism, romance, fall in love, destiny, looking for sex, religions or cults, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, brazil, latin america, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 186
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, couples, love and romance, womanizer, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, breakup, estrangement, battle of the sexes, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, hopes, introspection, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: romance, breakup, lovers reunited, couples, adultery, sex scene, marriage of convenience, true love, unfulfillment, rivalry, society, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: male nudity, love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, filmmaking, couples, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, new york, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
After Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The magical Mole Antonelliana (the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy) is the setting for a very unlikely love story. One fateful evening the museum's timid night watchman, comes to the aid of an enchanting young fast-food cook on the ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lovers on the run, on the run, opposites attract, love affair, dishonesty, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Bird of the Air (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, love and romance, love affair, self discovery, obsession, couples, hopes, romance, unlikely couple, parrot, waitress, bird ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Mother's Smile (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, surreal
Plot: self discovery, rebelliousness, introspection, destructive relationship, tragic love, obsession, family life, life turned upside down, rebellion, life is a bitch, estrangement, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 913
Double Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two sisters, no love lives. Both end up dating the same man, and inviting him to meet the family on December 17th. He doesn’t know there are two sisters or that he committed to two different dates on the same day.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wedding, wooing, twins, couples, siblings relations, looking for love, love triangle, survival, obsession, impossible love, true love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gone with the Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a young man's home and starts to run his life -- a process that makes him fall hopelessly in love with her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, introspection, man-woman relation, love, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, unfulfillment, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
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One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, infidelity, couple relations, nightclub, meaning of life, male female relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, romance, introspection, hopes, friends, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Have Found It (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Two young women with differing views on love find themselves with three suitors. Sowmya (Tabu) attracts the attention of aspiring film director Manohar (Ajith), while wounded Captain Bala (Mammootty) falls for her younger, hopelessly romantic ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, couples, siblings relations, soldier, romance, love and romance, family relations, filmmaking, love triangle, sister sister relationship, inheritance, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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