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Pulling Strings (2013)
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Pulling Strings (2013)
Original name: Amor a primera Visa
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in Mexico City and set to leave for London, Rachel's world turns upside down on the eve of her own goodbye party when she gets drunk and passes out on the street. Saved by Alejandro, a handsome Mariachi singer and single father, Rachel wakes up in his apartment with no recollection of how she got there. Nor does she remember that she rejected his visa the day before, which he desperately needs for his daughter. Romance unexpectedly blossoms between the two, but either sparks or fists will fly after she finds out his secret.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couples, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, social differences, single parent, travel, society, mariachi, customs, incident, mexican american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, opposites attract, society and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Pulling Strings: I Do...Knot (2009), Finding Mr. Right (2013), Bacon on the Side (2010), Take-Away Romance (2014), Falling for Mala (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Do...Knot (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One day, after one night of serious partying he wakes up with a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, womanizer, wedding, family relations, parents and children, singleness, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, pregnancy, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, disorder, social differences, nothing goes right, shallowness, win over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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100%
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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fall in love, romance, couples, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Take-Away Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amelle and Noom are two young thirties are total opposites and that fate will bring. Serious She manager at Starbucks, and dynamic IT dilettante, smart, and apprentice comic. Both victims disappointments in love, they swore that it does take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, friendship, society, youth, happy ending, hopes, thirtysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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51%
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Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, dishonesty, society, romance, infidelity, couples, manipulation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Who Says It's Easy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A methodical man falls for a pregnant woman with a very particular life story.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, couples, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, sexual relations, pregnancy, sexual content, photographer, car wash, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
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43%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, single mother, romance, mother daughter relationship, french, male female relationship, children, piano, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Overnight (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend on Valentine's Day, Jenny (Rachel Blanchard) shares a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York with a love-damaged group of passengers-- a pilot with anger management issues (Anthony LaPaglia), some ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airplane, fall in love, romance, opposites attract, professor, couples, society, friendship, hip hop, love and romance, stewardess, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 773
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, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: accountant, fall in love, couple relations, romance, true love, physical appearance, love and romance, couples, teaching the ways of the world, love interest, love affair, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, track down, romance, friendship between men
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
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Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, society, young lovers, romance, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Anything for Alice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slacker Max fell so hard for single mother Alice in college that he developed a website aimed at winning her heart. Years later, after his venture has earned him millions of dollars, Max risks his entire fortune performing an ever more complicated ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, romance, opposites attract, social differences, renewed love, society, rich and poor, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, bankruptcy, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Romantic Debtors (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A policeman in debt is constantly called by a woman working to collect his debt. When they meet by accident they attracted to each other, and does not realize they already have a hostile phone-relationship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, couples, dishonesty, disorder, debt, hidden identity, debt collector, fall in love, opposites attract, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
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Textuality (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people attempt to get into a relationship, while exiting the multiple relationships they were each managing through their Blackberries before they met.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, battle of the sexes, romance, fall in love, sexual content, best friends, buddies, love and romance, looking for love, sexual relations, dating, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, fall in love, friends, track down, fish out of water, love at first sight, journey, culture clash, love, adventure, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Look for a Star (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Wealthy construction mogul Sam Ching (Andy Lau) and cabaret dancer Milan Sit (Qi Shu) fall madly in love with one another despite the class differences that would keep many couples apart. However, what Sit doesn't know is that Ching is the man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, fall in love, singleness, cabaret, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.8
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Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, rebelliousness, looking for love, fall in love, rebellion, romance, destiny, couples, rejection, hopes, love and romance, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, punjab, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Time for Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Circumstances force the unstructured yet charming Danish Bohemian novelist, Simon, to share his flat in Copenhagen with the very organized and beautiful Swedish lawyer, Malou. Simon dreams of children and a family. Malou is solely focused on her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, law firm, relationship vs career, love and romance, hotshot lawyer, writer's life, ambition, romance, couples, career woman, disorder, high priced lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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30%
 6.7
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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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, romance, looking for love, disorder, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, romance, single parent, human nature, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Men Are from Mars... And That's Where I'm Going! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Successful at work, Fernanda is an example of women of the third millennium, free to make their choices and independent. Yet in her personal life she finds herself struggling to find a husband. Like other women of her generation, Fernanda put her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friendship, obsession, singleness, couples, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, friends, romance, woman, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.0
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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, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder, couples, romance, singleness, fall in love, personal growth, supportive coworker, ex boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, romance, small town, inheritance, male female relationship, fall in love, financial problem, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, countryside, isolation, lone wolves, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
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BachelorMan (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In these times of enlightened sexual politics, Ted Davis is a scoring machine. He's got the rap, the charm and his little black book weighs several pounds. Ted has become a guru to his buddies who can only aspire in awe to his greatness. This ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, lifestyle, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, wooing, looking for love, true love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jatt & Juliet 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A sequel to the hit Punjabi romantic comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: disorder, unlikely couple, law enforcement, fall in love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, romance, mission, chase, fish out of water, misfit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
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Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, couples, wooing, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%