Movies like The Boy Friend

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The Boy Friend (1971)
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The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest "all-talking, all-dancing, all-singing" extravaganza.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, stylized, semi serious, parody
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, ambition, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couples, filmmaking, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, rising to stardom, show tunes, thinness, backstage, rivalry
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 20s

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Most similar movies to The Boy Friend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, artists and showbiz and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Boy Friend: Pipe Dream (2002), Goddess (2013), 30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004), At Long Last Love (1975), Not on the Lips (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, hidden identity, couple relations, filmmaking, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
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Goddess (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elspeth Dickens dreams of finding her "voice" despite being stuck in an isolated farmhouse with her twin toddlers. A web-cam becomes her pathway to fame and fortune, but at a price.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, parents and children, twins, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, musician's life, rising to stardom, fall in love, ambition, romance, couples, showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, celebrity culture, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
At Long Last Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, fall in love, singer, artists and showbiz, master and servant, couples, show tunes, lifestyle, performer's life, romance, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, couple relations, uncover truth, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, japan, asia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Funny Lady (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, female protagonist, singer, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, show tunes, couples, cabaret, radio show ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who swear off love. The King of Navarre and his three companions ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, couple relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, love and romance, male female relationship, pianist, military, father daughter relationship, passion ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1939
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Dramatics: A Comedy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an out of work actress unexpectedly lands a starring role in the sexually explicit mini-series adaptation of a best selling erotic novel, her aimless, stoner boyfriend does his best to be supportive. But when her volatile, Oscar winning co-lead ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, womanizer, relationship vs career, couple relations, showbiz, couples, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, actor's life, sex scene, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Opium (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The frustrated loves of Jean Cocteau and Raymond Radiguet at the beginning of the 1920s. The death of Radiguet that sank Cocteau into opium. A story under the influence of drugs. A narrative in the spirit of Cocteau. And all this in a musical.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, light, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, love affair, alcohol, artist, surrealism, cruise, music, writer's life, female director ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Little Night Music (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, desire for fame, actor's life, unfulfillment, master and servant, love and romance, estate, friends, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, ambition, showbiz, couples, romance, best friends, follow your dream, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The One and Only (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, college, couples, ego clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, americana, racism, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, romance, clergy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Gypsy (1962)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: burlesque, stripper, showbiz, ambition, domineering mother, human nature, human spirit, family life, couple relations, couples, family relations, introspection ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, singleness, romance, couple relations, imaginary, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, desire for fame, performer's life, couples, seaport, marriage, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Getting Played (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, lifestyle, gender, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, save the day, love and romance, rise to the top, teenage love, musician's life, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, rising to stardom, teenage life, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Victor/Victoria (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An out-of-work singer, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), meets a just-fired, flamboyant gay man in a diner in 1920's Paris. He convinces her to pretend to be a man who is a female impersonator in order to get a job. The act is a hit in a local ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, nightclub, jazz, singer, transvestism, make believe, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Oklahoma! (1999)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: London stage reproduction of the classic Broadway musical.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ballet, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love triangle, performer's life, musician's life, romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract ...
Place: oklahoma, europe, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Straight-Jacket (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, fake marriage, movie star, opposites attract, lifestyle, actor's life, fall in love, love affair, coming out, couple relations, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, unfulfillment, romance, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Rangeela (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A poor young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, bollywood, film within a film, actor's life, unfulfilled love, fall in love, celebrity culture, showbiz, couple relations, rich and poor, dancer's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
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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: fall in love, love triangle, romance, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, stabbing, morality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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BachelorMan (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In these times of enlightened sexual politics, Ted Davis is a scoring machine. He's got the rap, the charm and his little black book weighs several pounds. Ted has become a guru to his buddies who can only aspire in awe to his greatness. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, unlikely couple, womanizer, love and romance, romance, wooing, looking for love, couples, true love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, accountant, physical appearance, couple relations, love and romance, true love, romance, couples, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, love interest, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wedding, merchant, couples, promotion, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, urban, city life, show tunes, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 2K
Gypsy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie - previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film - depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, ambition, showbiz, domineering mother, mentally unstable, musician's life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, music band, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: los angeles, seattle, ohio, seattle washington, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.8
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Stonerville (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understands his vision sets Slam free to do what ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: couples, friends, friendship, lifestyle, buddies, romance, ambition, couple relations, youth, love and romance, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%