Movies like Cry for Happy

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Cry for Happy (1961)
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Cry for Happy (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Army photographers on leave in Japan take over a geisha house.
Plot: geisha, navy, love, military, orphan, korean war, elevator, adoption, filmmaking, war photographer, tradition, shyness, bathing, department store, japanese american, movie making
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Cry for Happy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, society and male female relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Cry for Happy: Love Is a Ball (1963), That Funny Feeling (1965), My Geisha (1962), I Will... I Will... For Now (1976), Standing on Fishes (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 475
Love Is a Ball (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait. But what if Millicent starts to fancy planted chauffeur ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: naive girl, poor, rich and poor, master and servant, unlikely couple, society, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, eligible bachelor, couples, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
That Funny Feeling (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joan Howell, a young and pretty maid-for-hire, meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about bringing him back to her tiny apartment that she shares with her roommate Audrey, Joan brings Tom over to a fancy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, opposites attract, roommate, apartment, bachelor, master and servant, love and romance, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, silly humor, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 1K
My Geisha (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A director's (Yves Montand) wife (Shirley MacLaine) poses as a geisha to win the lead in his Japanese production of "Madame Butterfly."
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: filmmaking, opera, geisha, dishonesty, romance, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disorder, actor's life, switching roles ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
I Will... I Will... For Now (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Elliot Gould stars as Les Bingham, who takes umbrage that his ex-wife Katie (Diane Keaton) has a new love in life. What Les doesn't realize is that her new paramour is lawyer Lou Springer (Paul Sorvino). When Katie's sister Sally (Candy ...
Plot: lawyer, love, marriage, divorce, husband wife relationship, contract
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Standing on Fishes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A romantic comedy
Plot: sculptor, girlfriend, sex, mortgage, pregnancy, female nudity, abortion, love, boyfriend, filmmaker, hollywood, hotel ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Watching the Detectives (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, femme fatale, romance, couples, filmmaking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prank, interracial romance, love, neo noir, jumping from a rooftop, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Love Is Eternal While It Lasts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gilberto, 50enne, si fa coinvolgere in una cosiddetta speed-date, una gara in cui i protagonisti devono trovare un partner in 3 minuti. Arrestato, deve confessare tutto in presenza della moglie che lo sbatte fuori di casa. Rifugiatosi da amici ...
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, son, internet, doctor, family relations, speed dating, police, sex, female nudity, divorce, jealousy
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 308
Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Love and Other Troubles (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ville, 25, is a downbeat former child star who's successfully avoided his womanizing rock 'n' roll dad for years. Everything changes when his dad moves into his flat and they both fall in love with the same American line-dancing ...
Plot: ford mustang, father son relationship, coming of age, love, stage fright, death, music teacher, dating, american woman, sms, dance, singing competition ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 16K
Let It Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a huge blizzard (that doesn't show signs of stopping) hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that Christmas is magical when it comes to love.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, lgbt, society, romance, destiny, love, winter, pig, lesbian interest, snowstorm, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mac Daddy & the Lovers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A unique romantic comedy regarded as the male version of SEX AND THE CITY with a bit of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER mixed in. This award-winning film (Golden Reel Award at the 2013 Nevada International Film Festival) is being called “A laugh-filled ...
Plot: valentine's day, love, mistrust, black panties, panties, girl in panties, haunted by the past, seduction, gigolo, grief, ladies man, italian mafia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
All the Others Were Practice (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jôrge is about to meet the man who will be his husband. But with so many guys to choose from, how will he know which one is his perfect match, and which ones are just practice? Meet Jôrge in the fast-paced independent comedy with a huge heart.
Plot: love, gay
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Get Her... If You Can (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roberto (Rey) and Daniela (Salamanca) are two brothers who live in a world of wealth and glamor thanks to the shipping company they inherited from their father. Both share the direction of the company, although they have a completely opposite ...
Plot: assistant, deer, duck, design, business, hallucination, ceo, housekeeper, sexual attraction, bet, company, navy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 682
Rent a Friend (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: friends, friendship, love, ambition, fortune
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A New Kind of Love (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Samantha Blake (Joanne Woodward) is a high-priced call girl, who is to be interviewed by Steve Sherman (Paul Newman), a journalist looking for ...
Plot: stewardess, male female relationship, impostor, massage, american abroad, mistaken identity, short haired female, quill, fashion show, misogyny, newspaper man, columnist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Social satire based on the best-seller by Adele Lang humorously chronicles the life of Katya Livingston, a self-centered, obnoxious and conceited 28-year-old ad sales exec who won't let anything or anyone stand in her way in getting to the top ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boss and employee, love, dream, socialite, workplace romance, party, blind ambition, rise to the top, unlikely couple, looking for love, social differences, workplace situations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The World of Geisha (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The world is in turmoil with the October Revolution of 1917, riots over the inflationary price of rice, and the military expedition to Siberia in 1918. But Shinsuke spends his days in the arms of geishas, paying little heed to the events happening ...
Plot: geisha, period piece, sex, erotica, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 332
Raising Waylon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Waylon is a nine year old boy who, after losing their parents, begins to live with her ​​godparents, couples in the past but now separated and with little appetite for adoption. The boy's arrival will be the ultimate test to confirm whether ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, romance, custody, godparent, family, unlikely couple, couples, adoption, lawyer, orphan, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 8.2
 70
Less Than 30 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa Cavender, pressured to find a relationship, takes an interesting approach by only dating those matched at less than 30%.
Plot: writers, friend, love, dating
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
Chicken Rice War (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frivolous Singapore adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by Baz Luhrmann. Two rival families, owning adjacent restaurants, make life difficult for each other in any way they can.
Plot: tradition, college, festival, hate, love, food, feud, birthday party, chinese opera
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
 297
Wingman Inc. (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a professional wingman falls for a professional man-eater, it's only a matter of time before they realize that they're in love with the competition.
Plot: panties, dog, black panties, love, pet dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 60K
When in Rome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter really loves her.
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, couples, miraculous event, wooing, love and romance, spell, looking for love, wish come true, singleness, curses spells and rituals, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: "Baptists at Our Barbecue" is the comedic story of the small town of Longwinded, USA, a divided, feuding town of 262 Mormons and 262 Baptists. It's also a love story, about one man who will try anything to end the ridiculous feud, ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: small town, feud, love and romance, love affair, culture clash, americana, family relations, church, religions or cults, couples, romance, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Three on a Couch (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises himself as three different men to gauge their trust ...
Plot: psychiatrist, patient, nerd, karate, male female relationship, actor playing female role, song, singing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singer, disguise, mural ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
We'll Never Have Paris (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: We'll Never Have Paris is a clumsy and at once human account of screwing up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back "the one."
Style: funny, light, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Plot: florist, break-up, engagement, breakup, love, gain trust, rivalry, infidelity, midlife crisis, semi autobiographical, female director
Place: paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dr. Ravi & Mr. Hyde (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Like many men his age, Dr. Ravi finds himself halfway through his life having not yet achieved the greatness he anticipated. Sure, he could buy a sports car or find a hot, young babe to help him through his midlife crisis, but Dr. Ravi yearns for ...
Plot: hospital, midlife crisis, filmmaking, doctor, movie making, dream, novelist
Place: south africa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 284K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: prostitute, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, love and romance, love story, cinderella story, love, social differences, romance, fall in love, rags to riches, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Professor Albeit (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school teacher falls in love with his "best" female student.
Plot: high school, high school teacher, high school student, classroom, school trip, cashier, age difference, teacher, teacher student relationship, love, teenage girl, mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Think Like a Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial couple, battle of the sexes, african american protagonist, couples, advice, lifestyle, self esteem, love, romance, power relations, social awkwardness, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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