Movies like Don't Laugh at My Romance

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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, coincidence, balloon, hitchhiking, smoking, sweater, donkey ...
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, couples, fall in love, love affair, youth and infidelity 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: realistic, offbeat, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, train, love and romance, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, computers and web, power relations, internet, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family in crisis, romance, college, chase, friendship, university, family relations, friends, family business, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, goofy hero, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, bollywood, love and romance, unlikely couple, youth, opposites attract, college life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus, india, 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, high school, lifestyle, high school life, love and romance, romance, college, vengeance, coming of age, power relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 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: humorous, realistic, romantic, light, touching ...
Plot: love, student, musician, couples, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, student life, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: infidelity, forbidden love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, urban, couples, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, 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, touching, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, romance, life turned upside down, fall in love, infidelity, love, sex addict, concierge, disorder ...
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, urban, starting over, fall in love, romance, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, fish, 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: love affair, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, infidelity, jealousy, affair, sex
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, dark humor, touching, feel good, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wedding, forbidden love, infidelity, disorder, love affair, eccentric family, manners, couples, family relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, talky, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, manipulations, couple relations, writer's life, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, opposites attract, love affair, family life ...
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, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, obsessive quest, wooing, obsession, couple relations, meaningful kiss, motorcycle chase, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, romance, opposites attract, best friends, friends, forbidden love, couple relations, dangerous attraction, manipulations, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Happy Together (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, university, opposites attract, romance, down on your luck, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance, student life, lifestyle, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, power relations, college, couples, love affair, love and romance, romance, hopes, youth, opposites attract, college life ...
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: sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: romance, hitman, couples, small town life, dishonesty, infidelity, small town, danger, crimes, cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: fall in love, writer's life, wooing, looking for love, win over, disorder, hidden identity, romance, dishonesty, internet dating, false identity, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 4K
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, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, captivating, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road not taken, unfulfillment, couple relations, singleness, unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, society, love and romance, rock, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 7K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, disorder, self fulfillment, couples, opposites attract, self discovery, tourist, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 999
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: psychological, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, police investigation, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, family relations, farce, on the run, suspicion, mistress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 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: realistic, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: youth, young lovers, fall in love, love and romance, romance, love affair, looking for love, love, graffiti
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, 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, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, babies and infants, love and romance, couples, love affair, buddies, disorder, friends, youth, self discovery, battle of the sexes, breakup ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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student movies
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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, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, social decay, suburbs, couple relations, love and romance, romance, suburban life, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 205
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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: college, school, ambition, young heroes, romance, desire for fame, student life, teachers and students, teenage life, musician's life, youth, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ 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, looking for love, partners, buddies, teenage life, friends, urban ghetto, power relations, university ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 821
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, youth, fall in love, love and romance, romance, legal action, unlikely couple, mischievous children, infidelity, couples, wooing, looking for love ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, disorder, couples, dishonesty, family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, sexual relations, romance, communication problem, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 852
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: high school, romance, disorder, youth, love and romance, social misfits, looking for love, teenage life, misfit, true love, school, friendship ...
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, college roommate, love, imaginary friend, love triangle, lifestyle, couples, wooing, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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