Movies like Elena 2014

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Elena (2014)
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Elena (2014)
Original name: 愛琳娜
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Story: new film from Jing-Jie Lin
Style: heartbreaking
Plot: gangsters, subway, schoolgirl, taxi driver, pregnant woman, mask, single father, squirrel, father daughter relationship, guitar, painting, cafe, brother sister relationship, birthday party, fortune telling, radio station, car accident, violinist, strike, traffic policeman, demonstration, factory worker, blind date, police officer, class distinction ...
Place: turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and sexy films with plots about brother sister relationship, friendship, singing, romance, kiss, love and romance and love mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Elena: At Cafe 6 (2016), Mutual Friends (2013), Pink Tush Girl (1978), Woo (1998), Play (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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At Cafe 6 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After her car breaks down on a rainy night, Miss Liang enters a nearby coffee shop called Cafe 6. The owner of the shop finds out that Miss Liang has just gotten into a fight with her boyfriend who is currently overseas, so to kill time, he shares a ...
Style: heartbreaking
Audience: teens
Plot: hostel, sketch, part time job, buddy, male friendship, street market, punishment, unhappiness, coming of age, kitten, motorcycle, sms ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mutual Friends (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Surprise parties rarely go well. This one is no different, as a group of 30-somethings head through life, love and a day in New York City.
Plot: guitar, multiple storylines, chocolate, worker, brooklyn bridge, following someone, cabin, infertility, wedding ring, scantily clad female, betrayal, cafe ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Pink Tush Girl (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yuko's boyfriend dumps her just after they have her first sexual experience, so she runs away from her Tokyo home to the western coast of Japan in order to straighten out her feelings. Following behind her on her journey is her friend Rena, who ...
Style: erotic
Plot: peeping, schoolgirl, mother child relationship, flashback, husband wife relationship, friendship, blood, brother sister relationship, homosexual, school uniform, breasts, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 2K
Woo (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.
Style: feel good, semi serious, idiotic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: blind date, farce, love, romance, vulgarity, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for love, friendship, restaurant, seductress, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.2
 596
Play (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging ...
Plot: first kiss, ice cream, pregnant, classroom, hospital, group of friends, theater, falling into water, coca cola, pregnant woman, birthday cake, card playing ...
Time: 1990s, year 2013, year 1999, year 1993, 2010s ...
Place: paris france, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Cactus Heart (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sandy becomes a heart breaker after swearing off love. She leaves a trail of heartbroken men until her friend and a gorgeous co-worker compete for her heart.
Plot: bow tie, cable car, rappelling, ice cream, tricycle, falling in love, soul mate, aunt, gay brother, leaving home, colleague, culinary arts ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 12K
Blind Dating (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny is a blind man who does not let his impairment get in the way of living his life to the fullest, except when it comes to love. Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong. Just when Danny ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: arranged marriage, blind date, culture clash, surgery, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, disability, society, blind character, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 343
Sweet Alibis (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chi-yi is a veteran cop, who values his own safety more than anything else and is therefore infamous for his cowardice and poor efficiency at work. Yi-ping, on the other hand, is just graduated from the police academy and is more than ready to prove ...
Plot: puppy, police officer, chocolate, murder, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Bachelor's Pad For Ten (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: To make some easy money, Stamatis rents Chroni's house to his womanizer boss Soultanoglou but also to his other boss's wife, Dora, who decided to cheat on her husband ... So, Chroni's house turns into a double love nest for cheating ...
Plot: lust, bachelor, gramophone, employee, sibling, black lingerie, husband, lodger, deception, boss, accountant, striptease ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, family relations, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, single father, matchmaking, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Aanmodderfakker (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aanmodderfakker is a coming-of-age film, but 15 years too late. The film is about the 32-year old student Thijs who fils his life with beer, chicks and working in a large electronics store. But then something grows between Thijs and Lisa, the ...
Plot: nanny, roommate, brother in law, kicked in the groin, black eye, facial bruise, washing machine, brother sister relationship, hide and seek, child, absurdism, premarital sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Broke and alone on New Year's Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed. But, when his best friend convinces him to post a personal ad, he meets a woman bent on finding the right guy to be with at midnight.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: new year, love and romance, looking for love, loneliness, holiday, human nature, masturbation, sex talk, internet dating, romance, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 30K
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: divorce, pets, dating, romance, children, internet dating, looking for love, singleness, couples, family life, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 959
Formula 17 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, teenage love, young lovers, teenage life, love and romance, looking for love, gender bending, friends, thirtysomething life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Daughter, the Socialist (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liza falls in love with one of her father's employees. Her socialistic ideas about employment drive her to collide with her father and the sociopolitical status of the time.
Plot: socialist, factory, romance, factory worker, greek, worker, dance, beach, strike, sea, spin the bottle, fight ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hellas, athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Daisies for the Lady of the Manor (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Kateřina will once again spend the holidays at the Castle Krabonoš, where her parents are both wardens. She finds it dull because she's got to sit at the castle's ticket office and sell tickets. That is, until the ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: barefoot male, rabbit, female in swimsuit, sunbathing, teenage crush, internal monologue, domineering mother, knitting, playing guitar, warden, camera shot of bare feet, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, wooing, looking for love, couples, urban, young lovers, lifestyle, twentysomething life, love affair, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, geneva switzerland, montmartre paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.9
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, friendship, family relations, on the road, couple relations, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, romance, misfit, society, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, galicia, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Utanför din dörr (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing his parents in an accident, André quits his job and moves to a small town.
Plot: grocery store, dream, robbery, break up, birthday cake, small town, revenge, cooking, dildo, nightclub, breakup, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 455
Enter Laughing (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But what he really wants is to be an actor like his idol, Ronald Colman. One ...
Plot: tailor, undressing, top hat, audition, singing, cigar smoking, employer employee relationship, giving a toast, lust, cigarette smoking, sex, lighting a cigarette ...
Place: new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 102
Mark of Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mark is an average guy who has found himself unlucky in love. Looking for a hobby to fill his love-free spare time, he goes to a Karate Class... only to find himself the victim of five speed dating girls who have falsely advertised they're ...
Audience: student film
Plot: sword, locket, tennis court, theater, cabin, singing, cafe, charm, dance lesson, answering machine, dancing, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Raspberry Boat Refugee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mikko Virtanen feels like a Swedish soul trapped in a Finnish body. Full of disgust for everything Finnish, he sees Sweden as heaven. Upon meeting a suicidal Swedish psychologist Mikael Anderson, he seizes an opportunity for an identity switch. ...
Plot: false identity, outdoor sex, brother sister relationship, sex scene, fake identity, psychologist, loss of parent, identity crisis, cruise ship, male nudity, christmas eve, neighborhood ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, crumbling marriage, introspection, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Vieraalla Maalla (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: airport, love, disguise, false identity, church, toilet, true love, funeral home, letter writing, millionaire, escape, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 239
10 Rules (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 10 Rules comedy tells a story of a shy scientist Marek who falls hopelessly in love with a seemingly inaccessible girl. His friends determined to help him, call Marek’s father, a successful publisher of books on the subject of how to get a ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: roommate, library, hidden camera, birthday party, cake, marijuana, publisher, sex tape, tennis, astrology, horoscope, parent child relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Good Times, Bed Times (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is the story of Carrie (Sammi Cheng), who plays a tabloid reporter who is doing a story on pin up police officer Paul Ko (Louis Koo). The word around is that he is impotent and Carrie is looking for the truth. Of course, from there you are ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, obsession, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, breakup, femme fatale, battle of the sexes, romance, womanizer, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 146
French Exit (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Davis meets Zina in a car wreck. Their immediate attraction for one another is put into jeopardy when they learn each is competing for the same writing job.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: hollywood, screenwriter, writers, regret, car accident, love, female director, sedative, playwright, marxist, ex girlfriend, movie studio ...
Place: new york, venice beach california, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Night in Taipei (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor who decides to propose to his girlfriend with his mother's ring only to have the ring accidentally knocked into the gutter by a boy. He experiences the crazy nightlife in Taipei and meets many interesting individuals throughout his ...
Style: sex comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: nightlife, clubbing, teen romance, twins, debauchery, comedy of errors, arm wrestling, sexually aggressive woman, dance club, gold digger, attempted rape, twin ...
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 20K
Blind Date (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When bachelor Walter Davis (Bruce Willis) is set up with his sister-in-law's pretty cousin, Nadia Gates (Kim Basinger), a seemingly average blind date turns into a chaotic night on the town. Walter's brother, Ted (Phil Hartman), tells him ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: blind date, farce, alcohol abuse, wedding, lawyer, yuppie, judge, romance, couples, disorder, workaholic, warning ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%