Movies and TV shows like Butterflies

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Butterflies (1978)
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Butterflies (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ria Parkinson is a bored housewife and mother. She spends her time daydreaming, and meets regularly with wealthy businessman Leonard to relieve the monotony. Husband Ben, a dentist and avid butterfly collector is oblivious to it all, and her unemployed grown up sons, who both live at home also have other things on their minds, especially girlfriends.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dentist, forbidden love, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, midlife crisis, suburbs, love affair, couples, lifestyle, introspection, suburban life, boss and employee, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, workplace, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, workplace situations, power relations, family, housewife, adultery, bored housewife ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Butterflies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, lifestyle and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Butterflies: The Love Boat (1977), As Time Goes By (1992), A Fine Romance (1981), Love, American Style (1969), William and Mary (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Love Boat (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: cruise ship, ship, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, family relations, passenger, tour guide, romance, workplace, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: pacific ocean
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100%
As Time Goes By (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two lovers are reunited after decades apart following a mutual misunderstanding.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly, secretary, psychiatrist, workplace, unlikely couple, power relations, old love, couples, couple relations, lovers reunited, workplace romance, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1990s, 2000s, 50s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.1
 636
A Fine Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister was played by Susan Penhaligon. It was produced by London Weekend Television and written by Bob Larbey. It was first ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: translator, couple relations, unlikely couple, workplace, love and romance, romance, midlife crisis, workplace romance, make believe, family relations, couples, dentist ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Love, American Style (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Love, American Style is a comedic television anthology, which was produced by Paramount Television and originally aired between 1969 and 1974. For the 1971 and 1972 seasons it was a part of an ABC Friday prime-time lineup that also included The ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, anthology
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, male female relationship, love, wealth, parents, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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William and Mary (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, fall in love, young lovers, workplace, youth, looking for love, workplace situations, romance, lifestyle, midwife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
TV show
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, romance, looking for love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Gavin is an ordinary boy from Billericay, Essex. Stacey is an ordinary girl from Barry Island, South Wales. They’ve spoken on the phone every day at work for months but they’ve never actually met… until now.
Style: sitcom, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, family relations, friendship, family life, romance, lifestyle, buddies, couples, honeymoon, boyfriend, british humour, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Borders of Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yabancı Damat, is a popular Turkish TV series distributed by Erler Film with 106 episodes in total. It deals with the relationship between a young Greek man Niko and a Turkish girl Nazlı, and the problems encountered in an intercultural marriage. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: culture clash, unlikely couple, love affair, parents and children, family relations, romance, meet the parents, couples, disorder, fall in love, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Love & War (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally Porter, a Chicago restaurateur, and Jay Thomas as Jack ...
Style: sitcom, witty, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: bar, columnist, newspaper columnist, restaurant, opposites attract, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, love and romance, introspection, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Living with Fran (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Living With Fran is an American sitcom that debuted on The WB in April 2005 that starred Fran Drescher. The show last aired on March 24, 2006.
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: lifestyle, eccentric family, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, teenage life, living with parents, couples, youth, college dropout, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, medical school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Manchild (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace romance, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, boss and employee, looking for love, family relations, best friends, buddies, workplace, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
If You Are the One 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A sequel to one of China's biggest box office hits, the wry romantic comedy "Fei Cheng Wu Rao 2" ("If You Are the One 2") — the first Chinese release to open in its homeland and North America on the same day — continues ...
Style: touching, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, wedding, flying
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A to Z (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, couple relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, dating, hopes, twentysomething life, destiny, friends, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Emma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, wooing, couple relations, verbal byplay, unfulfilled love, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, rich and poor, social differences, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, family relations, restaurant, couples, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.9
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Full House (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Han Ji-eun is a naive writer who got swindled out of everything she owned including her house by her best friends. Stranded in China, She managed to borrow money from an actor Lee Young-jae to return to Korea. On her return, she found out that her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: initially antagonists, love and romance, family values, inheritance, up and down relationship, romance, couple relations, couples, ordinary person, innocence, naivete, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, love and romance, abortion, pregnancy, nanny, best friends, infidelity, love affair, renewed love, breakup, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, faked death, suburbs, satire, disorder, disgruntled, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, profanity, friends, bittersweet, unfulfillment, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Enemies of Laughter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nerdy-looking Paul (David Paymer) is a neurotic, failed sitcom writer with a lackluster love life. But his best pal (Judge Reinhold) has an idea that might turn things around when he decides to film Paul's life and turn his romantic disasters ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, writer's life, love and romance, romance, love affair, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bob & Rose (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Bob & Rose is a British television drama, originally screened in six one-hour episodes on the ITV network in the UK in autumn 2001. It was produced for the network by the independent Red Production Company, and was that company's first ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, culture clash, couple relations, thirtysomething life, looking for sex, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, college, fall in love, couples, love affair, unlikely couple, family problems, introspection, love triangle, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Guide for the Married Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seriocomic look at the life of Julie Walker. Bored with her marriage, and encouraged by her friends, she contemplates an affair. Fantasy and reality mix often, leading to complications and headaches.
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, couples, couple relations, social decay, suburbs, suburban life, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, dream, marriage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mad About You (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played ...
Style: sitcom, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: newlyweds, marriage, love and romance, romance, youth, up and down relationship, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, verbal byplay, oldies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, lifestyle, love and romance, waiter, group therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gabriela (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Naïve and provocative Gabriela is a raggedy migrant worker who arrives in town to mesmerize all with her playful and simple, yet raw sensuality. Set in 1925, the story unravels in Ilhéus, a quiet northeastern coastal city thriving with cocoa crops ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, romance, intrigue, fall in love, society, social differences, couples, love and romance, rivalry, rich and poor, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
Plot: wedding, looking for love, friendship, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, showbiz, job, movie business, friends, strong female presence, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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That Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It stars Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. Ann has to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: actor's life, media, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, tv show, workplace situations, performer's life, workplace romance, boss and employee, showbiz, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Rules of Engagement (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Rules of Engagement is a comedy about the different phases of male/female relationships, as seen through the eyes of a newly engaged couple, Adam and Jennifer, a long-time married pair, Jeff and Audrey, and a single guy on the prowl, Russell. As ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, marriage, couples, love and romance, wooing, dating, group of friends, singleness, engaged, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%