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Don't Laugh at My Romance (2007)
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Don't Laugh at My Romance (2007)
Original name: 人のセックスを笑うな
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mirume (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) is a 19 year old college student who falls in love with Yuri (Hiromi Nagasaku), an almost 40 year old art teacher at his university. Yuri isn't your typical college professor, having a quirky sense of humor and unpredictable personality. When Yuri invites Murume to her studio, she playfully seduces the still naive 19 year old student. Things become more complicated when Mirume discovers that Yuri is married to a much older man ....
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: college, youth, forbidden love, obsession, teachers and students, love and romance, student life, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, school, student, teacher, truck, train, university, tunnel, chance meeting, coincidence, balloon, hitchhiking, smoking, sweater ...
Place: japan, asia, campus

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Most similar movies to Don't Laugh at My Romance

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, fall in love, couples, love affair, infidelity and youth mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Don't Laugh at My Romance: Train Man (2005), My Tutor Friend (2003), Pyaar Impossible (2010), Schools Out (2008), The Student (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Train Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Densha Otoko (translated as Train Man) is a Japanese movie based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervened when a drunk man was harassing a woman on a train. The otaku ultimately started dating with her and ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, train, disorder, fall in love, computers and web, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, lifestyle, power relations, fish out of water, internet, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Tutor Friend (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a touching story of two completely different students from two completely different worlds. One is a rich male repeating his third year of high school and the other a poor girl in her second year of university struggling to make ends meet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, youth, single parent, university, friendship, college, chase, family business, family in crisis, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Pyaar Impossible (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: romantic comedy in which a geek and the most sought-after college beauty are paired together by a twist of fate. And under all odds, an impossible love story begins.
Style: touching, feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, goofy hero, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, fish out of water, disorder, fall in love, opposites attract, youth, college life, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, campus, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, youth, vengeance, high school, romance, love and romance, love affair, college, coming of age, power relations, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.7
 2K
The Student (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while ...
Style: realistic, humorous, romantic, light, sentimental ...
Plot: student, musician, love affair, couples, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, student life, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, city life, love affair, urban, forbidden love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Ages of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, life turned upside down, sexual relations, love affair, fall in love, romance, infidelity, love, disorder, anchor, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, urban, starting over, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, romance, love and romance, hopes, delusion, italian american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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I Wonder Who's Kissing You Now (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this rom-com Sam is having problems with both his professional life and his marriage. His career as a film director has dried up, while at home he's sure that his new bride is having an affair. He might be right as she's started seeing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, love affair, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, sex, jealousy, affair
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cousin cousine (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, wedding, forbidden love, couples, manners, eccentric family, disorder, infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, manipulations, love and romance, love affair, writer's life, college, radio show ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hot Summer Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In "Hot Summer Days" a hot summer heat wave engulfs the Chinese territory, while the movie covers the lives of various characters during that time. There's chaffeur Wah who tries to woo foot masseur Li Yan via text messages, air ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: obsessive quest, love and romance, romance, singleness, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, motorcycle chase, couple relations, obsession, couples, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, writer's life, win over, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Surviving Desire (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Jude, a college professor, is obsessed with Sophie, his student. She, in turn, is intrigued by his scholarly charm. Flirtation turns to lust and the two become lovers.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, college life, opposites attract, youth, love and romance, hopes, romance, love affair, college, power relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town selling all sort of things and performing as master of ceremonies for some cheesy numbers, such as the woman who gets transformed into a gorilla. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: romance, hitman, crimes, fall in love, small town, infidelity, cons and scams, love and romance, danger, couples, dishonesty, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Truth About Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For years, Archie has been pining for Alice, the wife of his law partner, Sam. When Archie impulsively sends Alice an anonymous love note, she assumes it to be a playful gesture from her husband, and replies with her own unsigned letter. After Sam ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, dangerous attraction, breaking point, buddies, couples, looking for love, dishonesty, manipulations, love affair, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman seduces a hotel janitor to gain access to the famous musicians coming into town.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, witty, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, road not taken, singleness, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, infidelity, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, couples, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, opposites attract, tourist, self fulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 1K
Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman, concerned by her husband's eccentric behavior, hires a detective to follow his every move -- which yields unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, psychological, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couples, dishonesty, police investigation, love and romance, romance, couple relations, family relations, on the run, farce, husband wife relationship, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 3K
Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: youth, young lovers, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, romance, graffiti, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
That's My Baby! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This little heard of modest Canadian comedy drama revolves around a young hetero couple. The man wants to start a family but his partner is much more career focused.
Style: offbeat, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, babies and infants, love affair, love and romance, self discovery, youth, battle of the sexes, friends, disorder, buddies, couples, black bra ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Guide for the Married Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seriocomic look at the life of Julie Walker. Bored with her marriage, and encouraged by her friends, she contemplates an affair. Fantasy and reality mix often, leading to complications and headaches.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, dishonesty, suburbs, social decay, couples, love and romance, suburban life, couple relations, romance, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Roommates (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 'Carry On' director Gerald Thomas helms this comedy caper featuring early appearances by James Robertson Justice, Sid James, Leslie Phillips, Kenneth Williams, Liz Fraser and Eric Barker. The film follows the hi-jinks of a group of music ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: college, school, teenage life, ambition, youth, teachers and students, hopes, musician's life, romance, student life, desire for fame, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, school, romance, power relations, friends, coming of age, teenage love, college life, university, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 838
In the Mood (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, on the road, infidelity, youth, looking for love, teenage life, couples, wooing, fall in love, mischievous children, legal action, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love and Magnets (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Back in Montréal after spending five years in Guatemala, Julie moves in with her elder sister, Jeanne, a chronic liar and woman of rather loose sexual morals... Disillusioned with love, Jeanne is nevertheless engaged to Noël. However, Jeanne and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, urban, family relations, communication problem, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 870
Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: high school, romance, love and romance, social misfits, friends, high school life, true love, misfit, teenage life, friendship, school, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Everything You Want (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It was at a very young age that Abby found herself experimenting with the gift of art while she practically...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, college roommate, love, imaginary friend, true love, college life, looking for love, couples, wooing, prodigy, singleness, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Food Guide to Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dysfunctional love story about an Irish food writer and a politically committed Spanish woman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, fall in love, womanizer, couples, columnist, cooking and food, opposites attract, sausage, food, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%