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Admission (2013)
 5.7
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Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah, his gifted yet very unconventional student, might well be the son that Portia secretly gave up for adoption many years ago. Soon, Portia finds herself bending the rules for Jeremiah, putting at risk the life she thought she always wanted – but in the process finding her way to a surprising and exhilarating life and romance she never dreamed of having.
Style: feel good, humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious, funny, touching, visually appealing, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: college, relationships, life philosophy, female protagonist, parents and children, parenthood, singleness, love and romance, adoption, mentor, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, high school, student, mother son relationship, love, supernatural, teacher student relationship, pregnancy, single woman, philosophy, valentine's day, college student, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, future, 80s
Place: new jersey, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and romantic films with plots about dialogue, mentor, relationships, happy ending, love and romance, catastrophe and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Admission: How Do You Know (2010), This Is 40 (2012), For Keeps? (1988), I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, romance, love story, life philosophy, sarcasm, destiny, fall in love, writers, shopping, love affair, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: funny, humorous, emotional, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: husband wife relationship, birthday, aging, love, family relations, 40 year old, marriage, relationships, midlife crisis, family, dysfunctional family, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, happy ending, underdog, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, san francisco, california
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I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, mother daughter relationship, divorce, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, teenager, generation gap, single mother ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, women, romance, childbirth, pregnant woman, adoption, parents and children, pregnant wife, multiple storylines, parenthood, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: literature, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, couple relations, crumbling marriage, loneliness, multiple storylines, happy ending, breakup, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: california, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, wedding, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, justice, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, funny, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, single father, fall in love, parenthood, family, relationships, romance, father daughter relationship, wedding, love story, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new jersey, new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: adoption, custody, happy ending, opposites attract, couple relations, family relations, orphan, fashion, hopes, family in crisis, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, women, breakup, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, single, pregnancy, love story, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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Style: touching, emotional, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Something Borrowed (2011)
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Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
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46%
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How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: romantic, sweet, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
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Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
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45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, xian, usa, florida
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44%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, stylized, sex comedy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
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Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: feel good, emotional, sentimental, road movie, touching ...
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43%
 6.8
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, romantic, light, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, year 1997
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, usa, pasadena california ...
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42%
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Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, romantic, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, hawaii, usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 106K
The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: romantic, funny, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, male female friendship, single parent, best friends, couples, romance, sperm donor, parenthood, unfulfilled love, childbirth, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 88K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: writer's life, coming of age, teenage love, casual sex, relationships, family, love, family relations, youth, teenager, writers, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: sexy, funny, light, melancholic, sex comedy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: sex, romance, infidelity, womanizer, love, obsession, friendship, relationships, unlikely friendships, friends, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, romance, self discovery, couple relations, baby, friendship, parents and children, family life, couples, marriage, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Larry Crowne (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Style: romantic, humorous, inspirational, feel good, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, loss of job, happy ending, teacher, love, romance, teacher student relationship, friendship, life, life philosophy, love story, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%