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Wake (2009)
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Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: funeral, romance, estrangement, fall in love, introspection, family relations, parents and children, couples, self discovery, friendship, society, girl, roommate, engagement, love and romance, strong female presence, emotionless, unsupportive friend, sex, cemetery, mother daughter relationship, mortician, loss of daughter, wedding ring, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Wake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children and society mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Wake: Shirin in Love (2014), Ball & Chain (2004), All Relative (2014), Irene in Time (2009), Seasons Of Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
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Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, beverly hills
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95%
 4.5
 606
Ball & Chain (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of Texas, Ameet (Sunil Malhotra) and Saima (Lisa Ray) have a problem. They were perfectly happy avoiding each other until their parents set them up to get married. The reluctant couple decide to do whatever it takes to break ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, romance, family relations, couples, eccentric family, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, family gatherings, arranged marriage, love, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, love, stepmother stepson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 233
Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, family relations, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, romance, strong female presence, sexual content, parents and children, hopes, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, romance, looking for love, against the odds, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, redemption, self discovery, couples, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 8K
Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a ...
Style: humorous, psychological, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: mental illness, depression, romance, introspection, misfit, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, therapy, estrangement, dysfunctional family, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 937
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, couples, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
There's Always Woodstock (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Neurotic, struggling songwriter, Catherine Brown's life in New York City falls apart, she is forced to confront her past when she spends the summer at her childhood home in Woodstock.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, romance, self discovery, music, homecoming, fall in love, artists and showbiz, family relations, society, couples, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.5
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, fall in love, teenage love, parents and children, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, only child, self discovery, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: romance, breakup, introspection, couple relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, family relations, opposites attract, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, couples, society, romance, love and romance, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 775
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: romance, fall in love, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, black ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: romance, pregnancy, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, couples, college, disorder, life turned upside down, college freshman, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, porn, love and romance, surfing, beach
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 643
Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, society, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial relations, unrequited love, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 380
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, family, bittersweet, family relations, illness, suicide, cancer, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, couple relations, romance, identity crisis, culture clash, couples, parents and children, actor's life, family relations, family reunited, moral dilemma, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 667
I Do...Knot (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One day, after one night of serious partying he wakes up with a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, womanizer, wedding, family relations, parents and children, singleness, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, wedding, event planner, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, ritual, party, love, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 977
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, dinner, christmas, rivalry, society, friendship, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mr. Fix It (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: deception, fall in love, romance, couples, wooing, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, voyeur, blonde, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, best friends, romance, dealing with death, terminal illness, hopes, cancer, hospital, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, true love, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, immigrants, society, self discovery, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 875
David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meet the parents, forbidden love, culture clash, fall in love, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, hopes, family relations, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, kurdistan, brooklyn new york city, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, power relations, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, transformation, theft, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, pretend relationship, romance, holiday, couples, family relations, fall in love, family gatherings, couple relations, relationships, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 194
The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wedding, family relations, homecoming, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, family life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 2K
Love Birds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Love Birds is a hilarious charming romantic comedy that tells the story of a regular Kiwi bloke who finds himself on a quest to find true love – all with the help of a native New Zealand Shelduck. Comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, uplifting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, self discovery, fall in love, looking for love, family relations, journey, society, friendship, rock, love and romance, bird
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Call Me Dil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A suicidal woman's "final" call mistakenly connects her to a man who gives her something to live for.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, weakness, hopes, lie, suicide attempt, friendship, society, workplace situations, true love, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, family business, disorder, family relations, fall in love, wedding, wedding planner, love and romance, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%