Movies like Shades of Ray

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Shades of Ray (2008)
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Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who hasn't given him an answer. While trying to get his parents back together, Ray meets a South Asian girl of mixed descent, just like him, and must decide where his identity truly lies.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couple relations, interracial relations, identity crisis, family relations, parents and children, moral dilemma, couples, family reunited, actor's life, audition, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, urban, ethnic, parents separation, proposal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, family relations and society mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Shades of Ray: Walkaway (2010), All Relative (2014), Our Family Wedding (2010), Bacon on the Side (2010), Shirin in Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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90%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
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Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, culture clash, romance, couples, immigrants, society, parents and children, interracial relations, love and romance, family relations, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, family relations, fall in love, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, love and romance, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, beverly hills, los angeles
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79%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, hopes, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, deportation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, kurdistan, brooklyn new york city, jerusalem ...
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75%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, romance, arranged marriage, family relations, couples, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia
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75%
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, life is a bitch, opposites attract, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
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73%
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Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, family gatherings, love triangle, fall in love, society, interracial relations, unrequited love, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, fall in love, family relations, couples, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, track down, romance, couple relations, male friendship, friendship between men
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, love, society, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, first date, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, meet the parents, culture clash, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, disorder, society, couple relations, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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67%
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Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, couples, lottery, romantic triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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66%
Rockin' Meera (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An upcoming hip-hop band from San Francisco makes the journey into the depths of modern Hindustan. They clash with a feisty Prince for the prized catch: Meera, a bold dusky beauty. The comic adventure unfolds in the jaws of a raging tiger, raining ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hip hop, love and romance, romance, friends, couples, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, forbidden love, music band, society, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, san francisco, usa, india
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65%
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, breakup, renewed love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, friendship, society, dating, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couples, romance, couple relations, lone wolves, countryside, isolation, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hong Kong Confidential (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Latvia, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One week in one of the most exotic and picturesque cities of the world. The day of changes comes when Amaya meets a charming Englishman, Paul and it dramatically changes Amaya's perception of her cultural and personal identity.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, interracial relations, couple relations, society, introspection, couples, city life, alone in the world, urban, teachers and students, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, family relations, couples, couple relations, youth, love and romance, romance, marriage, on the road, female director, karaoke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, semi serious, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, unlikely couple, introspection, romance, couples, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, disorder, couple relations, hopes, dogma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: romance, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, family, dog, hopes, pets, single parent, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surfing, romance, family relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Christian Mingle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young, modern single woman enters the world of online dating looking for an instant soul mate.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, christian film
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, society, romance, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, couple relations, fall in love, christianity, dating, female protagonist, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
He's Such a Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The basic premise is that Whitney is a really great guy who is considered too gentle, too friendly, and too genuine to be straight. Actually, he's straight, and he's madly in love with his girlfriend Taylor. Whitney has a best friend, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, queer cinema
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, friends, disorder, couple relations, romance, workplace, love and romance, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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61%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, fish out of water, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, weatherman, city life, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%