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Wu yen (2001)
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Wu yen (2001)
Original name: 鍾無艷
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between man and woman to clumsily woo each, setting the scene for a constantly shifting triangle with the emperor torn between both the fox fairy and Wu Yen and the fox fairy after whichever one will agree to marry her/him first.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: love triangle, tragic love, love affair, martial arts, romance, battles, bounty hunter, destiny, fall in love, state affairs, marriage of convenience, hitman, heroes, love and romance, gender bending, looking for love, hopes, farce, master warrior, gender, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, rivalry, supernatural romance ...
Place: hong kong

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, captivating and realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, love triangle, couples, unfulfillment and love affair mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Wu yen: My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002), Flying Dagger (1993), Love on a Diet (2001), Just Another Pandora's Box (2010), 2002 (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, unfulfilled love, friendship, hopes, romance, supernatural, obsessive quest, last wish, redemption, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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95%
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Flying Dagger (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The well-known "Flying Dagger" Chung and his nephew Lam lived on rewards from apprehending bandits. Chung refused the love of "Great Coquette" Lady Fung. Therefore, Fung always mess up Chung's business for revenge. Flying ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
Plot: chase, bounty hunter, martial arts, crimes, adventure, lone wolves, love and romance, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, prostitute ...
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, against the odds, romance, couples, farce, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: legends and myths, time travel, mistaken identity, escapades, battles, dishonesty, heroes, imaginary, disorder, rivalry, friendship, adventure ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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2002 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan. When his partner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: afterlife, ghost, special agents, reincarnation, martial arts, supernatural, good versus evil, vengeance, fall in love, battles, introspection, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
I Was a Teenage Faust (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 15 year old Brendan Willy hates himself for being un-cool when he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Enter Mr. Five, a no good tempter from hell, which in his last attempt to ensnare a soul before being fried for eternity, transforms Brendan ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, teenage life, teenage love, hopes, love and romance, youth, wish come true, family life, destiny, high school, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Magic Kitchen (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Yau (Sammi Cheng) is a successful chef and owner of a restaurant which is located in a flat called Magical Kitchen which is more like a home rather than like a restaurant. In a tale told by Yau's mother, that she would be haunted by a family ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, rivalry, friends, couples, restaurant, vengeance, love, family curse, kitchen, looking for love, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, ghost, martial arts, hopes, legends and myths, imaginary, supernatural ability, love affair, heroes, rescue, supernatural romance, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Ah Bu, a girl from a small fishing town in Taiwan, finds a glass bottle with a romantic message, she travels to Hong Kong to find her prince charming. As it turns out, her prince charming, Albert, happens to be gay. But all is not lost when Ah ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, combat, showdown, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The White Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this swordfighting comedy, a young noblewoman falls in love with a prince of the Imperial House. By accident, she acquires the martial arts skills of the White Dragon. New in her power, she learns that there are definite advantages in performing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, tragic hero, heroic mission, love affair, fall in love, rivalry, escapades, danger, intrigue, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, battle of the sexes, couples, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, romance, hopes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Bizarre Love Triangle (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eun-hee is an extravagant and selfish woman who lives a life of luxury. She constantly swears, acts extremely careless, and is unashamedly tactless. Yet she somehow manages to be loved by both her husband, Doo-chan, and Keum-sook, a childhood female ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, lovers reunited, love affair, true love, forbidden love, friendship, romance, lifestyle, family problems, breakup, outer space, wedding ...
Time: future
Place: seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, destiny, supernatural, love and romance, disorder, misfit, afterlife, love story, angel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy "Yaji and Kita's Travel Journey", this is the story of two samurai in Edo period Japan who are in love. One is married, the other is a drug addict. They decide to go on a trip to Ise ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: adventure, love affair, heroic mission, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, samurai, heroes, love and romance, danger, escapades, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, ambition, showbiz, couples, romance, best friends, follow your dream, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sex Monster (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, battle of the sexes, romance, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, road not taken, looking for love, family problems, romance, love affair, fall in love, family life, couples, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
After Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The magical Mole Antonelliana (the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy) is the setting for a very unlikely love story. One fateful evening the museum's timid night watchman, comes to the aid of an enchanting young fast-food cook on the ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lovers on the run, opposites attract, on the run, love affair, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Good Times, Bed Times (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is the story of Carrie (Sammi Cheng), who plays a tabloid reporter who is doing a story on pin up police officer Paul Ko (Louis Koo). The word around is that he is impotent and Carrie is looking for the truth. Of course, from there you are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, obsession, couples, breakup, dishonesty, femme fatale, battle of the sexes, law enforcement, womanizer, romance, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wilder Napalm (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the brothers have grown up very differently. Wilder has ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, firefighter, siblings relations, love affair, rivalry, love and romance, couples, family relations, arson, catastrophe, romance, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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GamerZ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A quirky love triangle comedy set in Glasgow in the weird, wonderful world of fantasy role-playing games.
Style: semi serious, gothic, futuristic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: university, love triangle, teenage life, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, youth, fall in love, parallel world, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Will Love Him Till the End of Time (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon is the story of Sanjana (Kareena Kapoor), a girl of today's generation full of life and vibrant ecstasy. She lives life on her own terms and gets very upset when her mother Susheela (Himani Shivpuri), arranges for her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, true love, family relations, romance, destiny, love affair, love and romance, hopes, couples, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cat and Mouse (2003)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, rivalry, secret identity, love affair, vigilantism, escapades, battles, dishonesty, hidden identity, folk hero, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Holy Flame of the Martial World (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This internationally popular tale of a brother and sister seeking vengeance for the death of their parents through the mythical yin/yang Holy Flame technique is an eye-filling epic. Kuo Chue (a.k.a. Philip Kwok), famous as the star of Chang ...
Style: semi serious, rough, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, master warrior, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, orphan, graphic violence, vengeance, battles, laser, aerial combats ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, tense ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, betrayal, adventure, fall in love, tragic love, martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, frame up, crimes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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High Spirits (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, disorder, fall in love, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, afterlife, wedding, couple relations, impossible love, true love, looking for love, fall in love, supernatural romance, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
He's a Woman, She's a Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wing is a devoted fan of popular singer Rose who is involved in a topsy-turvy relationship with her charismatic producer Sam. Willing to go to any length to meet Rose, the willowy Wing disguises herself as a man, and with a twist of fate is chosen ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender bending, love and romance, musician's life, disorder, friends, couples, switching roles, fall in love, love triangle, opposites attract, actor's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Please Teach Me English (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As shy, awkward and, frankly, nerdy as she is, 25 year old public official Na Young-ju has little hope of landing a boyfriend. But then a game of chance designates her as the member of her office staff who will take English courses—much to her ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couples, tragic love, teachers and students, romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, friendship, adoption, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%