Movies like Lying to Be Perfect

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Lying to Be Perfect (2010)
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Lying to Be Perfect (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: By day, Nola Devlin (Poppy Montgomery) is an unassuming, frumpy magazine editor who is overlooked and teased by her coworkers. When the sun sets, though, and she is behind the glow and anonymity of her computer screen, she becomes the famous and “reclusive” advice columnist Belinda Apple. Nola’s friends, tired of being overworked and overweight, band together to create the “Cinderella Pact,” vowing to lose pounds by following the advice of their “fairy godmother,” Apple. When her secret identity is threatened, Nola is forced to take her own alter ego’s advice. But, as the group of friends drops dress sizes, their real issues are exposed, and better-than-expected life changes begin to blossom.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, physical appearance, friendship, looking for love, life turned upside down, love and romance, couples, disorder, hidden identity, friends, workplace, columnist, diet, female friendship, lie, mistaken identity, best friends, romance, computers and web, media, strong female presence, cinderella, writers, book, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Lying to Be Perfect

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, friends, looking for love, friendship and best friends mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Lying to Be Perfect: Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), With This Ring (2015), Let's Be Friends (2005), Matters of Life & Dating (2007), Amar Akbar & Tony (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, lie, happy ending, looking for love, female journalist, love and romance, undercover, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york
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With This Ring (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a struggling actress, make a pact ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Matters of Life & Dating (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda Dackman has been diagnosed with breast cancer, but this does not prevent she from seeing the positive side of life and continue their quest for Prince Charming.
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, support group, couples, romance, physical appearance, singleness, breast cancer, dating, best friends, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, life turned upside down, friendship, love and romance, disorder, romance, buddies, society, interracial relations, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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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, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, physical appearance, couples, romance, love and romance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Outspoken and overly critical Nishant Agarwal meets gorgeous new co-worker, Charu, offers his help, assists her financially, and they become close friends. His room-mates, Rajat and Vikrant, are pleased with this outcome as they already have ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, grownups, looking for love, disorder, couples, sexual identity, character change, fall in love, roommate, singleness, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, unlikely couple, couples, friends, love and romance, couple relations, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
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Nearlyweds (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Revolves around three friends who have dream weddings only to find out that the pastor who married them failed to complete the key paperwork required to make them official.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, relationship vs career, couples, romance, best friends, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, break up, breakup, friends, mother in law ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Violet Tendencies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman tries to distance herself from her gay friends in an effort to land a straight boyfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couples, friends, gender, best friends, fashion, midlife crisis, singleness, thirtysomething life, wooing, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Love Breakups Zindagi is a movie which tries to answer the question related to love, breakups and life. A couple and many of their friends experience changes and challenges in their respective lives after attending a wedding.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: couples, buddies, fall in love, best friends, breakup, looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, bollywood, romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, couples, love affair, love triangle, best friends, friends, haunted by the past, human nature, love and romance, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Smooch (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, friends, fall in love, friendship, love and romance, restaurant, shyness, young people, love story, lifestyle, happy ending, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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43%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
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Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
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Country: India
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: sexy, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people attempt to get into a relationship, while exiting the multiple relationships they were each managing through their Blackberries before they met.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, romance, battle of the sexes, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, sexual content, looking for love, sexual relations, best friends, dating, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, singleness, couples, friendship, obsession, thirtysomething life, friends, romance, gays and lesbians, woman, brazilian
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Place: brazil, latin america
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Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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42%
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Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, touching, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, looking for love, disorder, misfit, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
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