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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, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, college, youth, romance, teachers and students, love and romance, student life, fall in love, love affair, teacher, university, love, friendship, destiny, hopes, infidelity, dishonesty, campus, bittersweet, school, student, truck, train, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, love affair, love and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Don't Laugh at My Romance: My Tutor Friend (2003), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007), The Ages of Love (2011), Remember Me? (2014), The Student (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: psychological, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, family business, youth, friendship, wooing, hidden identity, love affair, family problems, rebelliousness, obsession, obsessive quest, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hopes, starting over, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, urban, romance, delusion, jogging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: sexy, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, fall in love, romance, infidelity, love, couples, anchor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 671
Remember Me? (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sharing the same psychologist, a kleptomaniac (Robert) that writes stories a bit too realistic and scary for kids, and a narcoleptic (Beatrice) that documents everything in her life, begin to see that love can be a cure for their ailments. But ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, fall in love, memory loss, misfit, social misfits, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, couples, love affair, love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 668
Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, lifestyle, high school, coming of age, youth, vengeance, power relations, high school life, romance, love affair, college, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Please Teach Me English (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As shy, awkward and, frankly, nerdy as she is, 25 year old public official Na Young-ju has little hope of landing a boyfriend. But then a game of chance designates her as the member of her office staff who will take English courses—much to her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couples, contests and competitions, tragic love, rivalry, youth, fall in love, romance, teachers and students, friendship, adoption, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, college life, opposites attract, goofy hero, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, romance, fish out of water, campus, couples, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 4K
The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friend, love, party, wedding, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, cons and scams, writer's life, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Starting Over (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, hopes, love affair, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Manual of Love 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four episodes. Nicola, paralyzed after a car crash, falls in love for his physiotherapist Lucia. Franco and Manuela, a young couple unfit to have child, fly to Barcelona for a specialized treatment for fertility. Filippo and Fosco, two gays, decide ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, light, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, love and romance, love affair, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, fall in love, couple relations, sex, friendship, accident, treatment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, italy, barcelona, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 4K
Tramps (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young man and woman find love in an unlikely place while carrying out a shady deal.
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, feel good, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, couples, couple relations, destiny, love affair, fall in love, internet, society, hopes, love and romance, reunion, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 101K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, love and romance, looking for love, true love, coincidence, fall in love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friendship between men, buddies, friends, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, unlikely couple, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Love Is in the Air (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Instructeur dans une compagnie aérienne, Yann Kerbec évalue la capacité des pilotes sur les simulateurs de vols dans des conditions extrêmes. Mais il a un problème : il a peur de l'avion, une peur panique liée à sa naissance et qui, dans ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: stewardess, looking for love, love affair, romance, fall in love, fear of flying, buddies, couples, friendship, friends, love and romance, instructor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, looking for love, youth, love and romance, fall in love, romance, graffiti, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, against the odds, couples, farce, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 663
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, wooing, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, twentysomething life, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pride and Prejudice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy is a 2003 independent film adaptation/updating of Jane Austen's novel, set in modern-day Provo, Utah, at Brigham Young University. The characters are Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, mormon, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love triangle, wooing, looking for love, romance, college life, friendship, mormonism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, thirtysomething life, obsession, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, love, lifestyle, love triangle, fall in love, couples, looking for love, wooing, true love, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, artists and showbiz, infidelity, writer's life, manipulations, parents and children, couple relations, college ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, wooing, destiny, hopes, disorder, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, computer virus, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, university, romance, student life, down on your luck, couples, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Stranded in Paradise (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a driven HR exec loses her high-powered job, she travels to Puerto Rico in an attempt to save her career at a business conference. But as the trip quickly becomes a disaster and a hurricane shuts down the whole island, she meets a handsome ...
Style: touching, feel good, light, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, confined, fall in love, isolation, starting over, disorder, hopes, nothing goes right, strong female presence, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 18K
The Rewrite (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, single parent, romance, college life, fall in love, unlikely couple, power relations, writer's life, teaching, teacher, love interest, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york state, united states, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hana and Alice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two teenage best pals attracted to the same boy end up scrambling his life after he walks into a door and is knocked unconscious.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: love triangle, amnesia, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, youth, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, friendship between girls, young love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous, atmospheric, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, friendship, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, manners, eccentric family, love and romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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