Movies like Man of the Century

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Man of the Century (1999)
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Man of the Century (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fantasy-comedy about a young man who lives as if it is 1928 or so, and his encounters with modern-day women and modern-day criminals.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, fish out of water, profanity, newspaper, time travel, crimes, misfit, love and romance, society, urban, dishonesty, media, disorder, gangsters, police, bodyguard, male female relationship, photographer, gun, dream, interracial relations, chinese, drug addiction, artist, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1920s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Man of the Century

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, fall in love, fish out of water and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Man of the Century: Happy Accidents (2000), She's Gotta Have It (1986), Mickey Blue Eyes (1999), Pipe Dream (2002), Meeting Daddy (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, couples, fish out of water, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa
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95%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, romance, love and romance, couples, strong sexual content, thanksgiving, shallowness, profanity, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fall in love, comedy of errors, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, breakup, couples, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, comedy of errors, couple relations, city life, disorder, nosy, friends, urban, friendship, fall in love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, artists and showbiz, urban, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, life turned upside down, society, disorder, romance, love and romance, misfit, social relations, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: library, drugs/alcohol, family relations, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, nagging and grouching, adult virgin, men hatred, disorder, couples, manhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couple relations, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, misfit, unlikely couple, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
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Kettle of Fish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jazz, friendship, fall in love, unlikely couple, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, society, journalism, social differences, lobbyist, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Strictly Business (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Waymon has a great job in real estate and a promising future, but he's also trapped in a loveless longterm relationship. He meets Natalie, a beautiful club-hopping hipster, and quickly falls in love. Realizing he's just not cool enough to ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, buddies, romance, couples, clubbing, friends, wooing, city life, teaching the ways of the world, urban, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Lena's Holiday (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lena, from East Germany travels to Hollywood. After landing she loses her bag and can't find her hotel. She befriends a cab driver who doesn't believe someone is out to get her.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, bikini, tourist, berlin wall, track down, heist, chases and races, danger, gangsters, nothing goes right, love and romance, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: diner, romance, disorder, singleness, survival, fish out of water, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, gender, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, media, true love, nervous breakdown, media satire, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, fish out of water, prince, hidden identity, looking for love, fall in love, heir to the throne, culture clash, romance, social differences, verbal byplay, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, hopes, starting over, hidden identity, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, male female relationship, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, crimes, couples, romance, misfit, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
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Off Beat (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe Gower's job is skating through library shelves, fetching books. A police officer/friend of his is chosen to participate in a charity dance performance. Gower agrees to take his place in the show by posing as a police officer. He falls for a ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, switching roles, dancing, dance, friendship, disorder, mistaken identity, contests and competitions, love and romance, misfit, law enforcement, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: ironic, tragicomedy, social, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, hidden identity, disorder, power relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, love and romance, parents and children, snobbism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8K
Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, controversial, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: racism, satire, interracial relations, switching roles, college life, scholarship, culture clash, comedy of errors, fish out of water, social differences, cons and scams, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, harvard university, usa, los angeles, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, interview, showbiz, opposites attract, desire for fame, media, ambition, love and romance, introspection, tv show, journalist, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, librarian, library, coming of age, couples, disorder, misfit, lifestyle, youth, romance, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 441
Hank and Asha (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An Indian student in Prague and a lonely New Yorker correspond online through video letters. A voyeuristic love story about aching for human connection in a hyper-connected world.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: impossible love, interracial romance, romance, love and romance, cyberspace, looking for love, computers and web, dishonesty, long distance relationship, interracial relations, cross cultural relations, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paperback Romance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his advances, but when Sophie breaks her leg, she has the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: library, polio, crutch, couples, disability, writer's life, romance, crimes, misfit, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: job interview, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, male female relationship, new job, beach, tennis player, society, mentor, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, best friend, brooklyn bridge, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, couples, dull life, self discovery, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%