Movies like The Ideal Man

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The Ideal Man (1996)
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The Ideal Man (1996)
Original name: L'homme idéal
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marie, incapable of choosing between three marriage proposals, decides to give up. Circumstances mean that the three men meet. Far from being hostile, Stéphane, Fabrice and Paul console each other....
Style: intellectual
Plot: love, sex, lawyer, friendship, writers, male female relationship, rock musician, birthday, orgasm, midlife crisis, gynecologist, cafe, athlete, dating, magazine, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, stereotype, thirty something, friend, stereotypes, telephone call, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, romantic, feel good and entertaining films with plots about male female relationship, friendship, friend, love and romance, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and sex mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Ideal Man: Leo and Loree (1980), Less Than 30 (2016), Love Is Eternal While It Lasts (2004), French Exit (1995), Angst (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Leo and Loree (1980)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ralph Malph from Philly moves to Hollywood with dreams of making it big, amazingly hooks up with starlet-to-be, loses starlet-to-be, gets back starlet-to-be, and becomes someone
Plot: determination, career, hollywood, male female relationship, actor, actress, mother daughter relationship, love, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship
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95%
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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 ⇓
69%
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 ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, family relations, jealousy, divorce, speed dating, dating, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, police, female nudity ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 150
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: writers, car accident, hollywood, screenwriter, regret, love, female director, locked door, rain, telephone call, sex, bar ...
Place: venice california, venice beach california, new york, london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 148
Angst (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring horror movie writer searches for love in a world of heartache, desperation and fluffy toys.
Plot: urban setting, oral sex, wedding, stand up comedian, sex, friendship, friend, twenty something, male female relationship, cunnilingus, internet, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, romance, friends, love, wedding, father son relationship, commitment, mother daughter relationship, mysterious character, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Walking the Dog (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kristie Simmons, an attorney, initiates a legal battle trying to get approval for a bike lane for the local residents. When Bill, a local veterinarian, informs her that a dog named Gidget needs a home, Kristie agrees. While out walking Gidget, ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, breakup, relationship vs career, fall in love, animal lover, unlikely couple, opponent, lawyers and clients, mother daughter relationship, moving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alpha Males Experiment (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: When Ethan, the needy nice guy, is dumped by his fiancée, he asks his misogynist older brother, Kyle, to help him win her back.
Style: cult film
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friend, marriage, teacher, caveman, dumped by girlfriend, answering machine, guilt, catholic, sex, sex talk, break up ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Train for Hollywood (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is bitten by the acting bug after seeing Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot". She patterns herself after MM and after finishing high school goes for screen tests to the Film Academy. Rejected because of her crooked teeth she ...
Plot: sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, audition, friendship, friend, beer bottle, burned at the stake, filmmaking, hotel room, train, goldfish, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Stuck Like Chuck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about friendship, love, college and the awkward situations that bring them all together.
Style: humorous, psychological, contemplative, touching, light ...
Plot: love, friendship, sexual humor, coming of age, sex talk, school, friend, misfit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, teenager, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bad Date Chronicles (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Leigh runs the website "Bad Date Chronicles," which allows people to anonymously post horrible date experiences. When rival blogger Conner becomes the subject of one of her posts, they agree to date each other to see which one is the ...
Style: funny, sweet, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male female relationship, rivalry, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, destiny, internet, relationships, romance, promise ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Wish Come True (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the night of her 30th birthday, Lindsay Corwin, an unlucky environmentalist with a string of bad relationships, decides to make the ultimate wish: for all of her birthday wishes to come true. When her nearly three decades of wishes, including ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wish come true, male female relationship, dream come true, birthday, stereotypes, ambition, life philosophy, friendship, lifestyle, dream, transformation, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dog Park (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pets, tv show, twentysomething life, couple relations, singleness, wooing, thirtysomething life, couples, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: love, marriage, lawyer, divorce, husband wife relationship, contract
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, romantic, captivating
Plot: mistress, friend, birthday party, friendship, unrequited love, urban setting, love story, male female relationship, surprise party, romantic triangle, love and romance, cocktail party ...
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
Style: sweet, disturbing, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, family bonds, wedding preparations and rituals, love affair, family relations, escapades, happy ending, love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, paris france, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Little Book of Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Luiza is an architect who just got out of a ruined relationship. Gabriel is a biologist and he has finished a long-term marriage with divorce. When they both meet, chances that they can do well together are not that big. But they will try to, even ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), divorce, marriage, best friends, love and romance, romance, couple relations, friends, thirtysomething life, couples, fall in love, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 852
Strange Planet (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, Judy and Sally are three Australian roommates who are unlucky in love. Over the course of a year, they endure numerous personal ups and downs. Meanwhile, Ewan, Joel and Neil are friends and coworkers with similar problems, and gradually their ...
Style: sentimental, witty, touching, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, roommate, singleness, introspection, twentysomething life, couple relations, human nature, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 2K
Squared Love (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A celebrity journalist and renowned womanizer starts to rethink his life choices after he falls for a mysterious model who leads a double life.
Style: romantic, tense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love, love and romance, love affair, love story, in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, journalist, couple relations, fall in love, relationships, romantic relationship, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Quebec-Montreal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Quebec-Montreal: 250 km (150 miles) of asphalt, nine thirtysomething travelers, four cars, one destination. The journey becomes an opportunity to share points of view about life and to discuss troubling questions about our existence.
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: on the road, battle of the sexes, couple relations, buddies, friendship, quibbling, travel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, couples, relationships, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 58
Dags (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: "Dag" is an Australian term for filthy wool on the hindquarters of a sheep. It also is a slang term for an uncouth person. Therefore this film is a look at several uncouth individuals. The men are all beer drinkers and dopers who wear ...
Plot: sheep, rescue, kidnapping, talking to the camera, stoned, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, marijuana, tank top, extramarital affair, hawaiian shirt, marriage ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ottone is a shopkeeper in a pet-shop. During a trip to the Maldives, he tells a psychoanalyst his history with women. Mara had left him for a butcher; Barbara, his best friend, betrays her man and leaves him; Luna, beautiful and rich, wants him just ...
Plot: costume party, doctor patient relationship, friendship, love, party, friend, marriage, heiress, psychoanalyst, neighbor, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Enemies of Laughter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nerdy-looking Paul (David Paymer) is a neurotic, failed sitcom writer with a lackluster love life. But his best pal (Judge Reinhold) has an idea that might turn things around when he decides to film Paul's life and turn his romantic disasters ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, writer's life, love and romance, romance, love affair, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, midlife crisis, comedy of errors, love and romance, couple relations, wooing, couples, disorder, buddies, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 197K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, wedding, friendship between men, marriage, male friendship, coworker, loneliness, best man, supportive friend, couple relations, obsessive quest, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, chicago illinois, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy drama about three very different couples living in Los Angeles trying to make theirs lives complete. Finding love, relationships and struggling to survive in the crazy world of Angelino's. A funny look at how people in the city are and ...
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, romantic
Plot: male female relationship, friend, gay, gay couple, looking for love, relationships, romantic relationship, love story, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, couple relations ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Momzillas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maricel Soriano and Eugene Domingo co-star with Billy Crawford and Andi Eigenmann as lovers set to get married. However, theres one stumbling block: Their mothers (that is, Maricel and Eugene) are against it. The two moms are revealed to be mortal ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: mother-in-law, romantic rivalry, mother daughter relationship, wedding, friendship, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, relationships, family relations, rivalry, mother son relationship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Favorite Wedding (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Potential Northwestern fellow Tess Harper lasers through her best friend's wedding planning like the star doctor she hopes to soon become. In fact, Tess puzzles through any problem - provided it's not her own. When she meets divorce lawyer ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, opposites attract, prejudice, wedding preparations and rituals, character change, male female relationship, lawyer, stereotypes, workaholic, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Occasional Coarse Language (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of women get together in front of the TV and talk about their sexual misadventures and problems...
Style: sexy, sexual, intellectual
Plot: surgery, female female relationship, australian, sarcasm, bedroom, bed, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual innuendo, weight, suburbs, teenage girl, friend ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%