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Dater's Handbook (2016)
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Dater's Handbook (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A woman changes her personality according to a dating guide book to find a husband but realizes the man she wants is the one who loves her for who she is.
Style: humorous, funny, light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dating, competition, love and romance, choice, looking for love, hopes, life philosophy, society, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, escapades, rivalry, prejudice, plan, stereotypes, dog, dancing, party, birthday, kissing, kiss, flowers, golden retriever, mother daughter relationship, chance meeting, dinner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denver colorado

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Just My Type (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pop culture writer and aspiring novelist Vanessa Mills lands the interview of a lifetime with the illustrious, elusive and reclusive mystery author Martin Clayborne in his quaint rural town only to realize her own aspirations, dreams and romantic ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love story, interview, male female relationship, unlikely couple, escapades, love and romance, transformation, lifestyle, prejudice, stereotypes, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Place: portland oregon, washington state
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Husband Factor (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A traditional Turkish woman tries to find love and is forced by her family members to get married.
Style: romantic, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: personality change, life philosophy, stereotypes, society, lifestyle change, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prejudice, fish out of water, rivalry, city life, looking for love ...
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A Brush with Love (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As she considers giving up on her artistic dreams, Jamie paints a vision board that brings her success and love—only to discover that the mystery man in her painting isn't who she thinks.
Style: light, captivating, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: painter, prejudice, fall in love, couple relations, inspiration, old love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, direction and purpose, love and romance, stereotypes, desire ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, society, dating, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
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The Perfect Date (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No beau? No problem! To earn money for college, a high schooler creates a dating app that lets him act as a stand-in boyfriend.
Style: romantic, light, emotional, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: dating, love and romance, looking for love, pretend relationship, friendship, boyfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, direction and purpose, couple relations, love story, romantic relationship, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
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A Puppy for Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend and losing her job, Noelle full fills her lifelong wish of getting a puppy. But Buster (the puppy) is the perfect pup she imagined and by spending Christmas with her co-workers quirky family she discovers the ...
Style: captivating, feel good, romantic, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, dog, breaking up with girlfriend, lifestyle, farm, love and romance, life philosophy, transformation, life turned upside down, escapades, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
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The Birthday Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman expecting to get engaged on her all-important 30th birthday gets a different surprise after she makes her birthday wish: a glimpse into her future – which doesn’t resemble anything she’s ever imagined for herself.
Style: light, visually appealing, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
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Christmas Solo (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two single parents stumble into the possibility of love for Christmas, only to discover that their daughters are embroiled in a nasty rivalry at school. When the rivalry gets out of control, can hope and healing lead everyone to a peaceful and merry ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
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Love in Store (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two rival home shopping hosts are forced together while competing for a promotion. Along the way they find their on-air chemistry kindles an off-air spark.
Style: light, romantic, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: male female relationship, transformation, tv host, fall in love, video store clerk, unlikely couple, love triangle, happy ending, stereotypes, couples, love and romance, television ...
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The Secret Ingredient (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, humorous
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer takes on a new client that wants to sue a dating website because it guarantees love.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, romantic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: court, trial, online dating, failed expectations, plan gone wrong, lawyer, love and romance, male female relationship, love story, fall in love, looking for love, prejudice ...
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Sailing Into Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A biology teacher’s crusade to save a nearby island from development leads to unexpected romance with the handsome and mysterious young sea captain who is new to the seaside town of Willow Bay.
Style: captivating, romantic, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An almost bombproof method of staying single is called "speed dating". 18 people participate in such an event. Nine men and nine women are sitting opposite each other in order to sell optimally under the pressure of time and to find a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, lifestyle, couples, new love, singleness, partnership, dating, love and romance, shallowness, loneliness, unsociability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
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Once Upon A Holiday (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When an actual, honest-to-goodness royal princess runs off from her official obligations and duties for a couple of days to see how the other half lives, she winds up falling for a good Samaritan who is unaware of her real identity during the ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, family outing, girls' night
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A December Bride (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kelly, a hopeless romantic in Montana eager to finish her dissertation, and her father, Hank, a rancher, receive news that he has inherited an estate from a faraway land. When they travel there, they discover that Hank has not only inherited the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, romantic, funny
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Place: europe, montana
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Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
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Speed Dating (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film tells the story of speed dating addict James Van Der Bexton as he approaches his 30th birthday.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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Cooking with Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, entertaining
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With Love, Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Advertising execs Melanie Welsh and Donovan Goodwin disagree on a cellphone Christmas commercial they’re pitching. He says his sleek design will win over the client but she knows it lacks holiday spirit.
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, romantic, light ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Christmas in the charming town of Briar Falls will be bittersweet this year when architect Nell goes back to her hometown having been given the job of turning the historic Majestic Playhouse into a modern multiplex, much to the town’s objections. ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, romantic, light, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
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My Favorite Wedding (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Potential Northwestern fellow Tess Harper lasers through her best friend's wedding planning like the star doctor she hopes to soon become. In fact, Tess puzzles through any problem - provided it's not her own. When she meets divorce lawyer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, romantic, entertaining
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Time: contemporary
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, holiday, fall in love, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, happy ending, chance meeting, stereotypes, plan gone awry, date, santa claus, romantic friendship ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Ignorance Is Bliss (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ernesto and Filippo, two high school teachers, couldn’t be more different: Filippo is a cheerful liberal who is constantly online. Handsome and youthful, he is a serial seducer on the social networks. Ernesto, instead is a stern conservative, ...
Style: funny, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary
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A Dogwalker's Christmas Tale (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Spoiled 21-year-old Luce Lockhart faces a tough decision when a handsome new friend asks her to help protect a dog park from her wealthy employer.
Style: feel good, light, romantic, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, park, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chance meeting, life turned upside down, opposites attract, happy ending, christmas eve, christmas movie, fall in love, dog walker, new job ...
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29%
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Lion's Heart (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ivana Cornejo is just getting used to being single again after her divorce three years ago. After an exasperating call from her ex-husband, she throws her cell phone away. Fortunately, the man who finds it calls her to return it, and to her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, introspection, love and romance, shallowness, romance, romantic relationship, dwarf, in love, relationships, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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29%
Romance in the Air (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After learning her job is on the line, Eden returns to Lake Tahoe where she used to spend her summers growing up. There she’s reunited with her childhood friend Riley and finds that the draw of her past might direct her future to a happiness ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends in love, love and romance, old friend, love affair, fall in love, love story, beautiful scenery, second chance, small town life, workplace problem, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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29%
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
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sweet, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, happy ending, romance, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, verbal byplay, intern, diary, law firm, old love, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, london, bangkok thailand, new york, england ...
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