Movies like I Was a Mail Order Bride

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I Was a Mail Order Bride (1982)
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I Was a Mail Order Bride (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a bet with one of his practical-joking partners, a Los Angeles lawyer responds to an ad from a pretty Chicago magazine writer offering herself as a bridal candidate as an investigative reporting assignment, and then makes another bet that he can keep the relationship platonic for two weeks.
Plot: bet, romance, feminism, misunderstanding, newspaper reporter, court, journalist, advertising, swimming pool, practical joke, magazine, defamation, magazine editor, advertisement, mail order bride
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, culture clash, love and catastrophe mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like I Was a Mail Order Bride: Hannah Has a Ho-Phase (2012), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), She's All That (1999), Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010), Chasing Papi (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hannah Has a Ho-Phase (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Leslie gets fed up with her prudish roommate, Hannah, she challenges her to the bet of a lifetime: Hannah must sleep with ten guys while Leslie does the unthinkable and "re-virginizes".
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, bet, buddy, virgin, sexual content, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, best friends, friends, female director, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bet, love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, love story, fall in love, wooing, journalist, battle of the sexes, initially antagonists, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 83K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, teenager, teenage love, opposites attract, bet, teen romance, romance, youth, high school life, social misfits, cinderella story, young love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, single woman, happy ending, santa claus, blog, female protagonist, small town, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 4K
Chasing Papi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Playboy Thomas Fuentes has so far been able to skate by in life on good looks and charm alone. But when his duplicitous relationships with three women -- impassioned waitress Cici, meticulous lawyer Lorena and bored socialite Patricia -- spiral out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, vengeance, mistaken identity, opposites attract, romance, disorder, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, love and romance, dishonesty, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, miami, los angeles, florida, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, restaurant, bookies, looking for love, romance, couples, unlikely couple, crimes, womanizer, fall in love, disorder, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 801
Spin (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six young people spend the morning after a wild club spree trying to piece together their misadventures from the night before, including a trip to the veterinarian hospital, at least one breakup and the unexpected discovery of a mobster's ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, romance, couples, nightlife, lifestyle, wooing, waitress, drugs, love and romance, artists and showbiz, chaos and mayhem, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Continental Divide (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rocky mountains, wilderness, journalism, mountain, fall in love, bear, eagle, newspaper columnist, mountain lion, cultural conflict, camping, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 18K
Three to Tango (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: architect, love triangle, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, business partner, deception, society, pretending to be gay, romance, misunderstanding, women, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magazine, media, couple relations, farce, sexual relations, relationship vs career, disorder, couples, manipulation, battle of the sexes, manipulations, womanizer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 503
Dancing Queen (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Dancing Queen is a 1993 British romantic comedy film starring Rik Mayall and Helena Bonham Carter. It follows the misfortune of Neil (Mayall), a bridegroom trying to get back to his bride with the help of his newfound friend Pandora/Julie (Bonham ...
Plot: romance, bachelor party, stripper, friend, wedding, practical joke, train
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, romance, physical appearance, love and romance, looking for love, friends, couples, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 202K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: feel good, witty, sexy, funny, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, workplace, looking for love, love story, flirting, relationships, teaching the ways of the world, sex aid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 604
Pyrates (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: danger, romance, supernatural ability, lifestyle, love and romance, love triangle, love affair, lovers reunited, couples, catastrophe, pyrokinesis, nightclub ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Very Special Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Laida Magtalas is a modern-day Belle who works hard to provide for her family while hoping that someday she will meet her prince charming and that they will live happily ever after together. That would-be prince charming is none other than ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couples, magazine editor, bachelor, love story, fall in love, workplace, rivalry, friendship, love affair, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 2K
Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, love, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, master and servant, race against time, gambling, bookies ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 107
Osso Bucco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trapped in his favorite restaurant during the worst snow storm in Chicago history, Jelly Dinotto, a lovable, misfit mobster, has one night to escape the family business and win the heart of Megan the woman of his dreams. The problem? Jelly and his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, light, semi serious ...
Plot: family business, romance, isolation, gangsters, restaurant, crimes, trapped, misfit, police detective, snowstorm, bandit, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfect Match (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terrence J. stars as Charlie, a playboy who's convinced that relationships are dead. His two best friends, Donald Faison and Robert C. Riley, bet him that if he sticks to one woman for one month, he's bound to get attached. Charlie denies ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: playboy, fear of commitment, best friend, match, bet, beach, couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, woman wearing black lingerie, wedding cake ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 2K
Amy's Orgasm (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amy is a single 29 year old Jewish woman. She wrote a successful self-help book about how women can't truly be in love and experience "mental orgasm." Her parents and acquaintances always try to give her advice. Eventually, she breaks ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, ironic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: orgasm, feminism, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, gender, unlikely couple, sexual relations, workplace romance, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 548
Luminarias (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, friendship, racism, restaurant, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, performer's life, transvestism, friends, thirtysomething life, buddies, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 536
Meet Market (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lonely aspirants on the LA dating scene hook up at thier local grocery store, where they can see and be seen by some of their dubiously eligible fellow singles, all the while hoping for that one magical relationship that will finally click.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, wooing, store, friends, couples, dating, attraction, rivalry, human nature, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 121
Love Happens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What do animals, allergies and a bet have in common? A commitment-phobic woman named Lisa Harris. Lisa may hold the record for most failed short-term relationships in modern history. It's not that she doesn't want to find her true love, ...
Plot: bet, ex girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nose, thanksgiving, break up, falling in love, carpenter, male female relationship, breakup, fall in love, fear of commitment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, looking for love, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 39K
Down with Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, womanizer, battle of the sexes, journalist, romance, feminism, manipulations, manipulation, fall in love, wooing, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, maine, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 145
Butch Jamie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Jamie, a struggling butch lesbian actress who gets cast as a man in a film. The main plot is a romantic comedy between Jamie's male alter-ego, "Male Jamie," and Jill, a heterosexual woman on set. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: gender bending, hollywood, romance, showbiz, actor's life, switching roles, couples, gender, lesbian relationship, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Slightly Single in L.A. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful relationship in L.A. is impossible. But being anti-social ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: clubbing, love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, romance, singleness, rivalry, hollywood, dating, single, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 896
The Last Fling (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television comedy about a young woman who decides to have one more romantic escapade before marrying her dull fiance.
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: love triangle, womanizer, one night stand, romance, vengeance, forbidden love, fall in love, family relations, one last chance, couples, love and romance, one-night stand ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 741
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, true love, family relations, romance, fall in love, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 127
Amelia's 25th (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aspiring actress Amelia begins her 25th birthday by breaking up with her boyfriend, and things only go downhill from there. After visiting a dubious psychic for advice, Amelia sets off on a bizarre adventure to find money for rent and possibly love.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, hopes, romance, introspection, twentysomething life, follow your dream, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 4K
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, wooing, parents and children, workplace romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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