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Elliot Loves (2012)
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Elliot Loves (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two stages of a Dominican-American's life; first as a boy trying to bond with his young mother, then a 21-year-old looking for love in New York City.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, non-linear
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, self discovery, youth, twentysomething life, parents and children, lifestyle, nothing goes right, wooing, gay, family relations, single parent, gays and lesbians, singleness, urban, gender, coming of age, disorder, innocence lost, sexual content, bittersweet, gay latino, dancing, school, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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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, couples, romance, lifestyle, family relations, looking for love and gender mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Elliot Loves: Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010), Make the Yuletide Gay (2009), Kiss the Bride (2007), An Uzi at the Alamo (2005), Under One Roof (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ben is 35, facing the unsatisfying suburban dating world, and looking for more then just sex. Nightmarish attempts with video dating, bad gym run-ins, and his uproarious friends signing him up with online match-making sites have got him nowhere. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, looking for love, romance, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, singleness, lifestyle, opposites attract, love and romance, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, family relations, college, youth, love and romance, gender, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, coming out, unlikely couple, high school life, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, bittersweet, suicide, birthday, uzi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Under One Roof (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's Sex and the City meets The Wedding Banquet for young San Franciscan Daniel Chang, living at home with his clueless, traditional mother. Desperate for a grandchild, she's eager to see him married and spends much of her time planning ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, parents and children, couples, social differences, first gay sexual experience, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
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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 ⇓
80%
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16 to Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, affection, looking for love, teenage life, matchmaking, couples, youth, love and romance, small town, singleness, self discovery, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, china, midwest, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Love or Whatever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corey had it all - a successful career, bags of charm and, most of all, a bright future with his boyfriend. But, when his other half commits the ultimate betrayal and dumps him for a woman, he embarks upon a wild journey of self-discovery. Soon, he ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, gay, gay relationship, bisexuality, couples, love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians, breakup, cheating, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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See Jane Date (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available sing can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: looking for love, best friends, romance, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, wooing, singleness, wedding, thirtysomething life, high school, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, breakup, renewed love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
And Then Came Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Successful New York journalist and single mom Julie Davidson's (Vanessa Williams) six-year old son Jake (Jeremy Gumbs) is acting up, so she finds his sperm-donor father Paul Cooper (Kevin Daniels), who's a struggling actor and law-school ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: parents and children, uncover truth, fall in love, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, family life, family problems, family relations, single parent, mischievous children, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Lie Down with Dogs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wayward mid-20's NYC guy goes to the Pines for a change of pace for the summer.
Style: sexual, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: urban, city life, gender bending, self discovery, twentysomething life, resort, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, young lovers, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 681
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, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, looking for love, romance, disorder, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 195
He Is My Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dix ans après L'Homme est une femme comme les autres, Simon Eskenazy est devenu un grand interprète de musique traditionnelle juive. Il voit successivement débarquer sa mère envahissante, son ex-femme, son fils de 10 ans qu'il n'a ...
Style: clever, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, lifestyle, gender, musician's life, society, couple relations, transvestism, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, eligible bachelor, thirtysomething life, workplace, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Perfect You (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A waiter/writer living with his dad and a neat freak who's just landed a job as a reporter in New York, meet by colliding on the Brooklyn Bridge, and romance ensues.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, couples, journalism, ambition, romance, wooing, workplace romance, chance meeting, singleness, city life, relationship vs career, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 1K
BearCity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in New York's gay "bear" scene and taking a cue from the popular HBO franchise "Sex and the City," BearCity follows a tight-knit pack of friends experiencing comical mishaps, emotionally sweet yet lusty romantic ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, not serious, realistic
Plot: nightclub, lifestyle, gay couple, open relationship, buddies, friends, job seeking, physical appearance, couple relations, gender, looking for love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Play the Game (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When ladies' man David Mitchell (Paul Campbell) gives his lonely grandfather, Joe (Andy Griffith), some pointers on dating, Joe becomes a big hit with the women in his retirement community. But David strikes out with his own tricks when he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: retirement home, elderly, wooing, battle of the sexes, looking for love, family relations, resentment, couples, aging, lifestyle, male friendship, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, wedding, family relations, lifestyle, workplace, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay teenager, gay, self discovery, teenage life, friendship, introspection, parents and children, youth, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 788
Smooch (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An imaginative youngster (Kiernan Shipka) comes across an amnesiac prince (Simon Kassianides), who she believes is a fairy-tale figure. Convinced the man would be perfect for her widowed mom (Kellie Martin), she launches a plan to set the two up, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, cinderella story, nanny, romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, royal family, wizards and magicians, wooing, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 119
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, society, rivalry, couple relations, urban, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Novel Romance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, looking for love, couples, couple relations, workplace situations, romance, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, frame up, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 439
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, couples, 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 ⇓
59%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, 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, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, eccentric family, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, couples, society, romance, love and romance, singleness, gay couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 420
Nola (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, lifestyle, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, mysterious character, romance, love and romance, prostitute, teen romance, father daughter reunion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 233
Be Mine (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A gay man is about to be married. He thinks back to when he was a kissing virgin, waiting for the right person with whom to have that first kiss.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: looking for love, heroic mission, breakup, couples, romance, love and romance, obsessive quest, best friends, gay relationship, gay interest, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%