Movies like The Bachelor's Swan Song

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The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989)
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The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989)
Original name: 再見王老五
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenny and Maggie, lovers of long standing, have been scrimping and saving for their marriage. One day Maggie suspects that she is pregnant, and suggests an early wedding. Kenny is thunder struck as he has just lost his every cent in the stock market.
Plot: farce, loan shark, in laws, sign language, middle class, dowry
Place: hong kong

Most similar movies to The Bachelor's Swan Song

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, farce, romance, couples, disorder, dishonesty and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Bachelor's Swan Song: Sex and the Beauties (2004), Dances with Dragon (1991), All's Well, Ends Well (1992), The Truth About Jane and Sam (1999), The Iceman Cometh (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex and the Beauties (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: We have Carina Lau has Selina the lead actress who is a psychoanalyst, who hang out with her friends (Athena Chu has a erotic story for woman, Yoyo Mung has a multi-restaurant owner who like the danger side, and Pinky Cheung whose dad is a triad ...
Plot: stun gun, fortune teller, mother daughter relationship, older woman younger man relationship, makeover, mob boss, radio show, radio talk show, superstition, wedding, flashback, psychiatrist ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dances with Dragon (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Aaron, a young, successful Chinese businessman, drifts on to a rural island after a scuba accident. Mistaken for an illegal immigrant, he is forced to take refuge in a small, family-run grocery store. Enjoying the riches to rags transition, he tells ...
Plot: con woman, class differences, party, eyeglasses, rich man, mahjong, businessman, con trick, broken glasses, rich man poor woman, illegal immigrant, grocery store ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All's Well, Ends Well (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A romantic Chinese New Year comedy about the three Shang brothers. Eldest brother Shang Moon is a philandering businessman who treats his hideous yet hard-working wife like dirt. Middle brother Shang Foon is a disc jockey/playboy who tries to score ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, sexual, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: farce, family relations, housewife, love and romance, siblings relations, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, gender, new year, romance, ghost, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Truth About Jane and Sam (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam, a fresh graduate from Singapore, works as a journalist in Hong Kong to gain wider exposure in life. He chances upon Jane, an intriguing mainland girl who lives a wayward, depraved life on the streets of Hong Kong. Because of her previous ...
Plot: teenager, gangster, rebelliousness, smoking, streetwise, drug, drugs, reporter, youth, wooing, gangsters
Place: singapore, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Iceman Cometh (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Ming dynasty, Yuen Biao is a royal guard charged to capture a dangerous criminal. The battle which opposes them will make them fall into ice. Three centuries later, nowdays, the archaeologists give them again the life. Only a black jade ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, toilet humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, time travel, frozen body, frozen, frozen alive, kung fu, escapades, heroes, chases and races, master warrior, imaginary ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
In-Laws, Out-Laws (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Raymond Wong's Mandarin Films jumps back into the Lunar New Year fray with In-Laws, Out-Laws, an ensemble comedy which recalls the Lunar New Year flicks of years past. Like some of the other flicks Wong had his name on (Eighth Happiness, ...
Plot: swimming pool, coach, runaway, brother sister relationship, prejudice, fainting, little boy, deception, half breed, variety show, dentist, robbery ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
He's a Woman, She's a Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wing is a devoted fan of popular singer Rose who is involved in a topsy-turvy relationship with her charismatic producer Sam. Willing to go to any length to meet Rose, the willowy Wing disguises herself as a man, and with a twist of fate is chosen ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, gender, showbiz, tragic love, lifestyle, actor's life, farce, love triangle, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Merry-Go-Round (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a summer holiday, a father (Mr. Kuk) with his children (Ku Fung and Little Kuk-Ku) has decided to open a noodle bar on a 2-month lease. He has great expectations for his noodle business. Kuk Fung quickly falls in love with Carlily (Kuk ...
Plot: swimming pool, hotel room, sister sister relationship, video camera, merry go round, teenage love, quiz, crying, telephone call
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
47%
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Agent Mr. Chan (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dayo Wong stars as top agent Mr. Chan, who suddenly finds himself removed from duties after his partner Wonder Child unintentionally offended a policewoman, Ms. Shek. But when a financial officer goes crazy due to drugs, Mr. Chan is called back in ...
Plot: spy, jealousy, social media, truth serum, transvestite, murder, fanaticism, teacher student relationship, virtual reality
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Be Wanton and Tread No Shame (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pablo and Fernando, owners of a children's book publishing company about to go bankrupt, have managed through unorthodox means to contract the country's best-selling author, Adela Mora. The evening of the official signing, Paco asks his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, neo screwball comedy
Plot: farce, infidelity, screwball, couples, disorder, dishonesty, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, verbal byplay, cons and scams, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, against the odds, looking for love, couples, farce, romance, friends, unfulfillment, love and romance, fat suit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Luv (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his wife away from him so that Milt can be with his girlfriend. ...
Plot: bridge, waterfall, farce, male female relationship, head scarf, chaos, screaming, disorder, fitness, contemplating suicide, coat, marriage ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Magic Kitchen (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Yau (Sammi Cheng) is a successful chef and owner of a restaurant which is located in a flat called Magical Kitchen which is more like a home rather than like a restaurant. In a tale told by Yau's mother, that she would be haunted by a family ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, rivalry, restaurant, couples, friends, vengeance, family curse, love, kitchen, looking for love, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side.
Style: ambiguous ending, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: chance meeting, expatriate, stranger, love interest, attraction, conversation, american abroad, chinese, walking, female director, rock band, dry cleaners ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love in the Buff (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When old flames reunite, will it be second time's the charm or a case of once bitten twice shy? Jimmy and Cherie, two ex-lovers from Hong Kong, cross paths in Beijing and can't seem to forget each other, despite being involved with someone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couples, starting over, hopes, relationship vs career, friendship, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Animal Behavior (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unfunny comedy about a love triangle between a music instructor, and an animal research scientist, and a chimp.
Plot: female director, chimpanzee, monkey actor, simian fiction, sign language, monkey, ape, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Shopaholics (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Compulsive disorders plague Hong Kong: Fong Fong Fong, a foundling who's now a nurse, is a shopaholic who seeks psychiatric help from Kan Yan (Choosey) Lee, who's frozen by an inability to choose. Into the mix come Kung Fu (Richie) Ho, a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, love triangle, fashion, couples, moral dilemma, addiction, disorder, workplace romance, womanizer, mental illness, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Bird in the Bush (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Out-of-work college professor Grant Oldman gets more than he bargains for when he brings an unknown woman to pose as his wife for a dinner party. After a disastrous evening, Grant finds himself homeless and unemployed with the unwanted task of ...
Plot: gorilla suit, drifter, shot in the leg, doll, fistfight, mafia, farce, car chase, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sag einfach ja! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vera and Hans have been happy for 15 years - only the marriage certificate is still missing. Vera's mother wants to help the couple on the jumps and proposes them to the local radio station as "the perfect couple of the week". This ...
Plot: bed, drinking, falling, dinner, in laws, underwear, jealousy, gift, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, comic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, family relations, farce, jewish, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, parent child relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, father in law son in law relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: ship, stowaway, misfit, culture clash, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, cons and scams, prostitute, fish out of water, cruise ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, honolulu hawaii, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hot Summer Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In "Hot Summer Days" a hot summer heat wave engulfs the Chinese territory, while the movie covers the lives of various characters during that time. There's chaffeur Wah who tries to woo foot masseur Li Yan via text messages, air ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, obsession, couples, couple relations, singleness, wooing, holiday, summer, multiple storylines, city life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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La Brassiere (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hong Kong bra company breaks tradition by hiring two men, Johnny and Wayne, to design an "ultimate bra" in 3 months...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: fashion, battle of the sexes, wooing, workplace romance, disorder, workplace situations, romance, workplace, boss and employee, race against time, male female relationship, modeling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, parents and children, family relations, farce, culture clash, wedding, love and romance, meet the parents, anniversary, father daughter relationship, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hochzeit in Rom (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy
Story: On business trip in Milan, Bavarian architect Max Hauser falls in love with strong-willed waitress Bianca, who is fired for speaking up to his rude colleagues. When he proposes, she runs, but he traces her to Rome, where he finds she's actually ...
Plot: barefoot woman, father son relationship, party, in laws, dinner, ritual, bed, cave, infidelity, adultery, female nudity, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Emperor (Chang Chen) is desperate for the free-spirited life of a wanderer, and tries to escape from the royal palace with his sister, the Princess (Faye Wong). He's caught and returned to his angry mother by the royal guards, but the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, parody, emperor, cross dressing, fall in love, family relations, hidden identity, true love, comedy of errors, gender, royal family, gender bending ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Carry on Henry VIII (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry VIII has just married Marie of Normandy, and is eager to consummate their marriage. Unfortunately for Henry, she is always eating garlic, and refuses to stop. Deciding to get rid of her in his usual manner, Henry has to find some way of doing ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), innuendo, marriage, infidelity, rivalry, intrigue, parody, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Nervous Ticks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about a man (Bill Pullman), who is on the run after his mistress (Julie Brown) confesses to her husband (Peter Boyle) that the two of them have been having an affair.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farce, real time, mistress, infidelity, strong sexual content, disorder, couples, down on your luck, airport, dishonesty, romance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Quickie Express (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A guy become a gigolo in pizza-deliveryman disguise.
Style: twists and turns, sex comedy
Plot: gay, cover up, farce, religious fundamentalist, marital infidelity, gay relationship, loneliness, pizza delivery boy, gigolo, plot twist, gay love, medical student ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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