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Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
 6.5
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Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for her while he is much less dependent on his family. They begin an affair which brings more differences to the surface.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, witty, offbeat, realistic, touching, romantic, talky, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, social differences, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, parents and children, fall in love, against the odds, society, couples, humble, wedding, hotel, love, virgin, vacation, african american, swimming pool, bar, class differences, rabbi ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, israel, arizona, bronx new york city, tahiti, new jersey ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, dialogue, mentor, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Goodbye, Columbus: Enemies: A Love Story (1989), New York, I Love You (2008), Prime (2005), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, dark humor, touching, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, survivor, infidelity, self discovery, couple relations, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couples, human nature, introspection, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, witty, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: omnibus, romance, taxi, artist, thief, couple relations, fall in love, urban, culture clash, city life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, kiss, photographer, age difference, date, nightclub, romance, therapy, painting, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, warsaw poland, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, love triangle, young lovers, love affair, romance, jazz musician, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, couple relations, relationship problems, best friends, thirtysomething life, platonic, character study, best friends in love, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: vacation, female protagonist, age difference, friendship, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, opposites attract, black people, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, usa, new york, san francisco, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, minority, romance, social differences, fall in love, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, resort, infidelity, romance, nanny, love affair, fall in love, lake or river, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, single parent, homecoming, erection, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, suburbs, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: touching, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, bohemian, protege, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, young lovers, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, pregnancy, children, dancing, jealousy, festival, parents and children, romance, coming of age, family life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, actress, family, audition, family life, parents and children, sibling relationship, siblings relations, physical appearance, society, family relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 6K
Dummy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ventriloquist, hobby, stalking, small town, unemployment, accountant, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations, romance, suburban life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, babies and infants, eccentric family, youth, family relations, love, cheating, blindness ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, love and romance, fall in love, thanksgiving, family life, romance, youth, couples, seduction, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, homosexuality, fall in love, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, single father, single parent, widower, shore, parenthood, romance, columnist, vacation, newspaper, daughter, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, single parent, self discovery, fall in love, unlikely couple, urban, theatre play, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, wedding, wedding night, coming out, homosexuality, loveless marriage, immigrants, family, generation gap, homosexual, culture clash, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, golden years, ladykiller, unlikely relationship, aging, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, afghanistan, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 236K
The Graduate (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Benjamin, a recent college graduate is very worried about his future, he then finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.
Style: sexual, witty, melancholic, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, forbidden love, infidelity, wedding, lovers, graduate, jealousy, older woman younger man relationship, romance, loneliness, seduction, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, fall in love, romance, crimes, hopes, redemption, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, long island, usa, new york state, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 2K
The Landlord (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, landlord, tenant, interracial relations, urban, social differences, romance, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, fall in love, city life, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 43K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, infidelity, romance, urban, lover, love letter, full moon, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: humorous, romantic, sentimental, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, looking for love, pregnancy, drinking, friendship, women, bar, breakup, relationships, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 4K
Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, opposites attract, human nature, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, eccentric family, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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