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, rock musician, birthday, dating, midlife crisis, mother daughter relationship, orgasm, gynecologist, male female relationship, stereotypes, athlete, cafe, magazine, thirty something, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, telephone call, stereotype

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Most similar movies to The Ideal Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about male female relationship, friend, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, sex and love and romance mostly in Romance, Comedy and Sport 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), Buying the Cow (2002). 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: male female relationship, actor, actress, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, friend, love, determination, career, hollywood
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: love, friend, dating, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: romantic, entertaining, captivating
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, divorce, jealousy, speed dating, family relations, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, male female relationship, internet, son ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 180
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: sexy, neo screwball comedy
Plot: screenwriter, hollywood, writers, car accident, regret, erotica, rivalry, film industry, love, meet cute, forest, boat ...
Place: new york, los angeles, venice california, london, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: feel good, sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: engagement, fear of commitment, dating, friends, romance, love, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, party, sex crime, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief), best friends, love and romance, romance, friends, thirtysomething life, couples, couple relations, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alpha Males Experiment (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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: entertaining, humorous, captivating, cult film
Audience: date night
Plot: dumped by girlfriend, dating, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, womanizer, male female relationship, love, friend, flirting, breakup, looking for love, relationship problems, true love ...
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: male female relationship, blonde, female nudity, witch burning, beer, audition, friendship, friend, desire, aspiring actress, hollywood, goldfish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love, breakup, relationship vs career, animal lover, unlikely couple, fall in love, lawyers and clients, opponent, dog, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Desperados (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A panicked young woman and her two best friends fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau, who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good
Plot: friend, love, escapades, love affair, friendship, one night stand, accident, relationship problems, desperation, comedy of errors, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, writer's life, love and romance, romance, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, love affair, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 2K
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, singleness, wooing, obsession, human nature, tv show, looking for love, couple relations, city life, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 959
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: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, roommate, marriage, pregnancy, friendship, coitus, one night stand, marital problem, sex, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, love triangle, family relations, couples, teenage life, wooing, parents and children, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, single parent, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love on a Limb (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Aimie Roarke is always up for a cause and when the town’s beloved Oak tree is set to be cut down, she takes it upon herself try and save it. When the Mayor hires a handsome new landscaper to cut it down, she decides the only way to save the tree ...
Style: light, funny, entertaining, romantic, captivating
Plot: love and romance, environmental activism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, environmental activist, relationships, activist, male female relationship, love affair, love story, romantic relationship, dead father, town mayor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: not serious, romantic, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, friendship, relationships, male female friendship, looking for sex, teenager, party, three friends, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, talky ...
Plot: on the road, battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, buddies, quibbling, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, travel, relationships, couples, friends, gas station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
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The Right One (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sara, a novelist struggling with writer's block, needs inspiration — and finds it when she serendipitously meets Godfrey, a down-on-his-luck oddball who constantly changes personas and alter egos in order to cope with his past and avoid ...
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: writers, male female relationship, writer's life, love interest, creative block, relationships, love and romance, relationship problems, humour, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Because Why (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alex returns to Montreal after a five-year absence.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, bittersweet, lifestyle, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, golden years, elderly, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, touching, light, contemplative ...
Plot: love, sex talk, sexual humor, coming of age, friendship, school, friend, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, teenager, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 2K
Ira & Abby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A neurotic, young psychology student, with low self-esteem, has a chance encounter with a free-spirited, extremely gregarious woman who works at the Paris Health Club in New York City, and who suggests that they immediately get married to see how it ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, eccentric family, breakup, couples, family problems, newlyweds, romance, love affair, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sex, pizza, surgery, promiscuity, boyfriend, house, unemployment, sexual promiscuity, teenage girl, sarcasm, sexual innuendo, female female relationship ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, farce, midlife crisis, architect, relationship vs career, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, looking for love, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: judaism, love affair, couples, fall in love, culture clash, looking for love, youth, society, love and romance, spirituality, jewish, religion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Salt of Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gianni is sixty. He is retired but has not become lazy for all that. In fact he is a helpful fellow who gives a hand to all those who need one: shopping for his wife, walking the pretty neighbor's dog, and so on. Everybody likes Gianni, but is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: aging, maturity, looking for love, couples, wooing, young at heart, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, elderly, buddies, senior citizen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sweet, humorous, feel good, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male female relationship, rivalry, destiny, promise, internet, love, romance, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: argentine, male female relationship, friendship, marriage, husband wife relationship, doctor patient relationship, love, doctor, friend, party, neighbor, lightning ...
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 194
American Adobo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The everyday struggles of people trying to bridge two cultures, as well as their attempt to find happiness in their new homeland. Tere (Cherrie Pie Picache), mid-forties and single, hosts a dinner for a friend visiting from Manila, Lorna. Invited ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, spinster, computer, fight, inheritance, church, letter, hitchhiking, catholic, religion, virgin, gay ...
Place: the philippines, new york, manila philippines, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 78K
What If (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that ...
Style: romantic, sweet, funny, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, romance, couple relations, happy ending, platonic, love story, destiny, best friends in love, wedding, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, canada, taiwan, london, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 109
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: funny, light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: unrequited love, birthday party, mistress, friend, friendship, urban setting, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%