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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: university, forbidden love, obsession, infidelity, college, youth, romance, teachers and students, love and romance, student life, fall in love, love affair, teacher, love, older woman younger man relationship, friendship, destiny, hopes, dishonesty, campus, bittersweet, teacher student romance, artist, teacher student relationship, college student ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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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 humorous, realistic, semi serious 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: Schools Out (2008), My Tutor Friend (2003), Pyaar Impossible (2010), Closest Love To Heaven (2017), The Ages of Love (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June 1990, a large provincial town. It's the last day of class before the baccalaureate: a small group of graduates happily leaves high school - In the ambient euphoria, Lucas empties his bag: without mince words, he says out loud to his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, love affair, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance, college, power relations, high school, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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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: psychological, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, hidden identity, friendship, youth, wooing, love affair, family problems, family business, rebelliousness, obsession, chase, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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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, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nerd, college, student, friendship, romance, opposites attract, couples, goofy hero, unlikely couple, bollywood, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Closest Love To Heaven (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nino is a quiet outcast with only a bird for a friend. Kira is a popular boy with a big secret. Even though they live next to each other, they have never spoken. But when Nino learns Kira's secret, everything begins to change, and what starts ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, romantic, sweet, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, terminal illness, youth, love and romance, hopes, love affair, love, couples, deadly, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sexual relations, life turned upside down, romance, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, love, anchor, sex addict, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, memory loss, fall in love, misfit, social misfits, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, veterinarian, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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62%
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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: musician, student, couples, love affair, love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couples, rivalry, romance, youth, contests and competitions, tragic love, teachers and students, friendship, reunion, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, against the odds, romance, couples, farce, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sentimental, sincere, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, briefcase, destiny, love affair, couples, couple relations, fall in love, internet, friendship, youth, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, manipulations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, writer's life, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, family life, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s, year 1951, 1920s
Place: new orleans, usa, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, infidelity, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, realistic, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, restaurant, love affair, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations, sex, waiter, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, europe, italy, spain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, semi serious, feel good, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, cons and scams, writers, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, forbidden love, opposites attract, dishonesty, looking for love, couple relations, true love, fall in love, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love affair, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friendship between men, friends, looking for sex, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: stewardess, looking for love, love affair, buddies, romance, fear of flying, couples, fall in love, friendship, friends, instructor, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, thirtysomething life, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, single parent, romance, fall in love, college life, unlikely couple, writer's life, power relations, teaching, teacher, love interest, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, united states, new york state, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college, wooing, mormon, unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, college life, romance, mormonism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, wooing, disorder, hopes, hotel, suitcase, love and romance, female director, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, youth, misfit, teenage life, high school life, friendship, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tell Me About Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sasha is a boy in his twenties, deeply loving the beautiful Benedetta, who doesn't seem to recognize his existence. Nicole is a French woman in her forties, living in Rome with her husband. They casually meet and start a friendship which ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: romance, friendship, couples, teaching the ways of the world, youth, wooing, love, fall in love, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, youth, romance, graffiti, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%