Movies like What if it Works?

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What if it Works? (2017)
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What if it Works? (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adrian, an irrepressibly chirpy tech nerd, has OCD. Grace, a beautiful street artist, has multiple personality disorder. It's a love story that seems impossible. But what if it works?
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, romance, split personality, female artist, obsessive compulsive disorder, love, love and romance, couples, old love, female director, psychiatrist, street art, street artist, fast car, transvestite, australian
Place: melbourne australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and sentimental films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, love, fall in love, couple relations and family relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like What if it Works?: This Thing with Sarah (2013), Para Para Sakura (2001), Touched with Fire (2015), Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008), Don Juan DeMarco (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Para Para Sakura (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Phillip (Aaron Kwok) is a dance instructor who holds a class devoted to the latest dance craze, Para Para. While in Shanghai, he meets Yee (Cecilia Cheung), a spoiled rich girl who is running away from her impending arranged marriage. Soon, Yee ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, bittersweet, wedding, dance, chinese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, emotional
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, hospital, friendship, hopes, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, couples, terminal illness, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mental institution, womanizer, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, love and romance, doctors and patients, introspection, couples ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, infidelity, romance, couple relations, family relations, family life, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 729
Sweetheart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A working woman, mother a three children, realizes that, when her youngest one is about to go to Canada to continue her education, she will end up out of her most precious goal, being a mother..
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, family, love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, hopes, separated parents, rivalry, sex ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, romance, family relations, dogma, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 57K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, love, siblings relations, first love, artist, family relations, painting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 288
Puzzled Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sun from Chicago (USA) and Lucas from Mallorca (Spain) meet each other in a students's flat in Barcelona. They fall in love and try to enjoy it without thinking of their separation at the term's ending. Will their love prevail?
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: love affair, romance, young lovers, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, couple relations, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 3K
Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, touching, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, youth, romance, friendship, looking for love, college, human nature, school, friends, singleness, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, babies and infants, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, karaoke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 194
Afula Express (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David is a garage electrician, who dreamt all of his life of becoming a magician, but had no luck in it. His girlfriend Batya wants an ordinary life, but David is still looking for his dream, so he links up with Romanian immigrant Shimon, who is an ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, wizards and magicians, failed attempt, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, romance, cashier, magic, magician
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.6
 8K
Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a ...
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, romance, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, misfit, therapy, family relations, depression, estrangement, fall in love, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Dirty Filthy Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man's life falls apart as a result of his affliction with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome in this touching and funny tale.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: doctors and patients, self discovery, friendship, mental illness, human nature, couples, support group, introspection, uncontrollable, obsessive compulsive disorder, disability, tourette's syndrome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: honeymoon, newlyweds, couple relations, social differences, love and romance, romance, couples, tour guide, crumbling marriage, society, bollywood, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Girl's Best Friend (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Story: A disgruntled music critic travels cross-country with her inheritance -- a Jack Russell Terrier named Binky.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, romance, couples, travel, love, irony, critic, friendship, pet dog, society, love and romance, disgruntled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.1
 33K
Dilwale (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Raj is a Mafia member. One day he meet a girl (Meera) while chasing by his rival gang and falls in love with her. Later he finds out that this girl is the daughter of the leader of his rival gang. Yet their love story continues until he was shot by ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, exciting
Plot: love, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, impossible love, rival gang, love affair, gang war, couples ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love, daughter, cancer, wife, family relations, terminal illness, parents and children, fall in love, life is a bitch, couples, cooking, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 6K
Mad Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, melancholic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: mental illness, high school, opposites attract, teenage love, mental institution, lovers on the run, suicide attempt, romance, teenage life, couples, youth, teen angst ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, latin america, mexico, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 13K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, workplace romance, love, romance, cafe, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, love and romance, best friend, tennis, airport, dog walker, taxi driver, jogging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, infidelity, buddies, friends, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, single parent, school, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Republic of Two (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An honest examination of the funny, sexy, turbulent and beautiful high-stakes game of heterosexual cohabitation. Tim wants to be a doctor. Caroline doesn't quite know what she wants. They both know their love is real, but can that love endure a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, twentysomething life, moving, neighbor, love interest, city life, friendship, rivalry, temptation, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: breakup, introspection, couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, homecoming, best friends, romance, couples, old love, friends, reunion, midlife crisis, couple relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 371
Hooked on You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hong Kong actress and pop star Miriam Yeung stars as an eligible bachelorette who reluctantly takes a job as a fishmonger to pay off her father's debts. But her stinky job gets stinkier when a brutish rival fisherman enters the scene.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: gambling, romance, looking for love, friends, love, debt, salesman, marketplace, death of father, society, rivalry, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
After Everything (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Elliot, a brash 23-year-old living carefree in New York City, meets the sensible Mia and receives a damning diagnosis all in the same week, his world is turned completely upside down. But as their love blossoms amidst the chaos of his ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, humorous, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: illness, love, romance, couple relations, couples, male female friendship, friends, youth, road not taken, sperm bank, bucket list, lap dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%