Movies like Dorfman in Love

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Dorfman in Love (2011)
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Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, lifestyle, looking for love, life turned upside down, fish out of water, romance, misfit, daydreamer, disorder, singleness, love triangle, unrequited love, neighbor, love and romance, urban, city life, twentysomething life, sexual content, trying to get pregnant, jewish family, young woman, family relations, office, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, disorder and looking for love mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Dorfman in Love: The Giant Mechanical Man (2012), Shanghai Calling (2012), Still Breathing (1997), Bigger Than the Sky (2005), Carolina (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, workplace romance, adulthood, workplace, social misfits, shyness, romance, misfit, self involved, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, workplace romance, disorder, love and romance, misfit, workplace situations, fall in love, fish out of water, legal, manners, shrewd, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Future Boyfriend (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: P-A-X-497/341, aka “Pax” , a curious young man from the well-ordered but loveless future, travels to present day New Orleans in search of romance novelist Elizabeth Barrett – whose book he has come upon during an archeological dig in the year ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, lifestyle, obsessive quest, fall in love, love and romance, romance, misfit, destiny, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, looking for love, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, romance, buddies, society, interracial relations, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Ana Maria in Novela Land (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ana Maria is having a bad day until she magically switches places with the main character of her favorite telenovela. As she struggles to escape from Novela Land, Ana Maria finally understands why her real life was such a mess.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fish out of water, parallel world, family relations, switching roles, imaginary, tv show, disorder, twentysomething life, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social worker, romance, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, fall in love, wooing, couples, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
56%
Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, country, celebrity culture, filmmaking, misfit, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
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Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, small town, misfit, romance, love and romance, happy ending, self discovery, new love, fall in love, hospital, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south carolina, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
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Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, rivalry, society, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, love and romance, fish out of water, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, taiwan, paris france, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prostitute, transsexual, gender, romance, lifestyle, transvestism, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, teenage love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, breakup, renewed love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, best friends, friends, lifestyle, love affair, couples, introspection, romance, human nature, looking for love, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, asia, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Longest Week (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, romantic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, down on your luck, love and romance, love, secret, money, couples, couple relations, love triangle, love story, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, goofy hero, disorder, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, misfit, family life, couple relations, fall in love, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Slightly Single in L.A. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful relationship in L.A. is impossible. But being anti-social ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: clubbing, love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, romance, singleness, rivalry, hollywood, single, dating, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Nola (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, lifestyle, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, mysterious character, romance, love and romance, prostitute, father daughter reunion, teen romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 460
Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: diner, romance, disorder, singleness, survival, fish out of water, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jonathan 'Jack' Harris is a waiter, who hopes to start a newspaper called The Tribeca Times, after the part of Manhattan where he lives, and while struggling to find advertisers and stories decides to do one on Internet dating services, so ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, opposites attract, hidden identity, fall in love, couples, romance, disorder, internet dating, computers and web, love and romance, misfit, butt naked ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
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And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, life turned upside down, family relations, love and romance, grandparent grandchild relationship, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, romance, identity crisis, couple relations, actor's life, parents and children, moral dilemma, family relations, family reunited, audition, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, hipster, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dish & the Spoon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, disorder, couples, breakup, friendship, young lovers, love and romance, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, disorder, overbearing, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 2K
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: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, disorder, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%