Movies like A Talent for Loving

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A Talent for Loving (1969)
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A Talent for Loving (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This Western spoof stars Richard Widmark as an American gambler who wins the deed to a Mexican ranch from a cunning outlaw. At the ranch, the gambler discovers that his new lands have entangled him in an ancient Aztec curse. The ranch's patriarch tries to persuade the newcomer to marry his daughter and explains that the family's women are doomed to be especially fierce and prolific in their romantic encounters.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: curse, gambling, family relations, misfit, love and romance, family life, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water, unlikely couple, gambler, nymphomaniac, aztec, ranch, father daughter relationship, forced marriage, affair
Place: mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, family life, love and romance, disorder, couples, romance and misfit mostly in Comedy, Western and Drama genres. Some movies like A Talent for Loving: Manna from Heaven (2002), The Ransom of Red Chief (1998), Wooly Boys (2001), The Pleasure of His Company (1961), White on Rice (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: old west, saloon girl, con artists, gambler, gang, fall in love, on the road, gambling, cons and scams, adventure, prostitute, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, unlikely couple, love and romance, nothing goes right, single parent, religions or cults, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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81%
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, goofy hero, nothing goes right, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, theater, disorder, prison life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Ransom of Red Chief (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two hoboes strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9 year old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, disorder, family, danger, goofy hero, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, chaos and mayhem, family life, terrorism, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A simple-minded blacksmith named Charley, well loved by the townsfolk, saves for a year to send off for a mail-order bride.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bounty hunter, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, hidden identity, gang, looking for love, romance, mayor, train station, drunkenness, mail order bride ...
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Wooly Boys (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Grizzled North Dakota rancher Stoney heads to the big city to see his daughter and winds up bonding with the grandson he never knew in this heartwarming tale. Stoney's city-bred grandson, Charles, tricks him into getting help for a serious ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: terminal illness, ranch, fish out of water, social differences, escapades, redemption, human nature, culture clash, parents and children, family life, sheep, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family life, romance, love and romance, wedding, estrangement, couples, breakup, family relations, rancher, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, cons and scams, dishonesty, society, couples, manipulations, manipulation, infidelity, romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Great Wall Is a Great Wall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. The clash of cultures, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: culture clash, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, family life, road not taken, immigrants, misfit, society, asian american, chinese american
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, fish out of water, hidden identity, society, family relations, family life, misfit, culture clash, couple relations, dishonesty, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, fish out of water, disorder, couples, buddies, unlikely couple, love and romance, actor's life, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Some Voices (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, couples, family relations, misfit, hallucination, schizophrenia, brother brother relationship, restaurant, fall in love, wedding, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
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43%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, starting over, family relations, couples, showbiz, male female relationship, artists and showbiz ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Almost Pregnant (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is nearly a generation since we've visited Dobie Gillis, and the middle-aged Dobie is nothing like he was as a youth, having has sown all of his wild oats. He's settled into the predictable adult life, married to the reliable Zelda (who ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, sentimental, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Yank (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, parody, not serious, surreal, satirical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Makeover (2013)
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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The Second Time Around (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, misfit, society, romance, love and romance, social relations, love
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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City Slickers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
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35%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%