Movies like Ingenious

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Ingenious (2009)
 5.8
 2K
Ingenious (2009)
Original name: Lightbulb
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.
Style: humorous, touching, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: stewardess, friends, couple relations, partners, life is a bitch, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, couples, buddies, rise to the top, down on your luck, airplane, best friends, friendship, female nudity, sex scene, gambling, sister sister relationship, entrepreneur, invention, chinese, flight attendant, gambler, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, couples, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, romance and hopes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ingenious: Togetherness (2015), All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007), Two Tickets to Paradise (2006), An American Reunion (2003), One Too Many Mornings (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 7K
Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, not serious, mumblecore
Plot: hopes, relationship vs career, friends, best friends, couples, buddies, friendship, follow your dream, couple relations, sitcom, ambition, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, road not taken, romance, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, self discovery, friends, introspection, platonic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: follow your dream, best friends, midlife crisis, youth, self discovery, friends, estrangement, buddies, couples, partners, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: introspection, friends, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, best friends, midlife crisis, reunion, friendship, couples, old love, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: church, beach, vandalism, wedding, marriage, redemption, partners, buddies, dishonesty, couples, friends, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Swinging with the Finkels (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A suburban couple decide to spice up their lives by swinging with another couple.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, marital separation, sexual relations, friends, partners, buddies, looking for sex, unfulfillment, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, buddies, couples, infidelity, african american, sex scene, stripper, black romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 1K
Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.8
 544
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: friendship, desert, best friends, friends, moral dilemma, disorder, buddies, couples, dealing with death, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, humorous, emotional, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, hopes, friendship, love and romance, couples, buddies, opposites attract, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: offbeat, touching, sexual, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: down on your luck, romance, love and romance, couples, surfing, beach
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 122
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: partners, buddies, friendship, twentysomething life, couple relations, love and romance, city life, romance, couples, looking for love, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, fish out of water, love triangle, starting over, couples, disorder, friends, fall in love, romance, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, romance, couple relations, workplace, urban, unemployment, fall in love, singleness, friends, human spirit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, couples, parents and children, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, family relations, homecoming
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 40K
Shall We Dance (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: follow your dream, couple relations, friendship, teachers and students, dancer's life, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, couples, hopes, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Meet Me in Montenegro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Norway, UK, Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a failed American writer who enters into an affair after a chance encounter with a European dancer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, friends, romance, couple relations, love and romance, best friends, female nudity, screenwriter, friend, friendship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 2K
Frenchmen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner of fine food store). Their time is shared between their ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, clever
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, best friends, friends, aging, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, elderly, buddies, couples, football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.2
 437
Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: talky, realistic, feel good, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, sport, friends, baseball, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, against the odds, couples, sport team, americana, stadium ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 255
Amanda (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful businessman meets the woman of his dreams, Amanda, only to discover she harbors a shocking little secret about her past.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: haunted by the past, romance, love and romance, couple relations, true love, gender, couples, looking for love, gender bending, transsexual, female nudity, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 519
Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: unfulfillment, ambition, musician's life, obsessive quest, couples, buddies, partners, artists and showbiz, couple relations, down on your luck, relationship vs career, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 104
Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, car accident, suburbs, buddies, suburban life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, disability, thirtysomething life, misfit, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: gloomy, realistic, sincere, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, love, cancer, hospital, hopes, fall in love, nursing, looking for love, terminal illness, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, introspection, couples, best friends, friends, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, halloween costume, seduction, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, hopes, breakup, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, friendship, sex addict, rehabilitation, couple relations, sex therapy, couples, father son relationship, doctor, support group, recovery, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: friendship, singleness, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, friends, love and romance, lifestyle, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Breakup Buddies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road - and the bar - with his all-too-helpful best bud, in this hilarious romantic comedy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: breakup, hopes, on the road, buddies, couples, friends, best friends, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 478
Good Luck (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bernard "Bern" Lemly (Gregory Hines) is fed up with being in a wheelchair and wants more out of life. Meanwhile, former football player Tony "Ole" Olezniak (Vincent D'Onofrio) is stewing after recently losing his sight. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hostages, hopes, sport, human spirit, buddies, partners, misfit, rescue, adventure, friends, disability, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 801
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, looking for love, love triangle, cheating girlfriend, dinner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%