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Petty Romance (2010)
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Petty Romance (2010)
Original name: 쩨쩨한 로맨스
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A comic artist and an unemployed sex columnist are trying to work together in order to win a lucrative comic-book competition. An adult cartoon contest is announced offering a W130 million prize. Da-Rim (Choi Gang-Hee) does translation work for an adult magazine. Da-Rim wants to become a writer. Due to her creativity, Da-Rim is always making mistakes and gets fired by company. Talented cartoonist Jung-Bae (Lee Sun-Kyun) is constantly turned down by publishing companies because of his poor story lines. The two, who seemed perfectly matched, team up for the adult cartoon contest. Trouble is set to brew ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, sentimental, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, ambition, romance, rivalry, youth, friendship, happy ending, hopes, society, performer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, job seeking, columnist, unlikely couple, inheritance, competition, sibling relationship, comics
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, friendship, fall in love, rivalry and contests and competitions mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Petty Romance: Amelia's 25th (2013), A Very Special Love (2008), A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014), You Are My Pet (2011), Getting Played (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amelia's 25th (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aspiring actress Amelia begins her 25th birthday by breaking up with her boyfriend, and things only go downhill from there. After visiting a dubious psychic for advice, Amelia sets off on a bizarre adventure to find money for rent and possibly love.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, hopes, romance, introspection, twentysomething life, follow your dream, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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95%
A Very Special Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Laida Magtalas is a modern-day Belle who works hard to provide for her family while hoping that someday she will meet her prince charming and that they will live happily ever after together. That would-be prince charming is none other than ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, couples, magazine editor, bachelor, love story, fall in love, workplace, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, hopes, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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81%
A Cookie Cutter Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two longtime rivals and elementary school teachers duke it out during the holidays in a Christmas cookie bake-off, but their real feud ignites over a shared interest in a handsome single dad. With both determined to win the prize and the romance, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: romance, teachers and students, family, contests and competitions, rivalry, elementary school, christmas, uninhibited rivalry, female director, competition, embarrassment, dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
You Are My Pet (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman finds a man in a box in front of her home and takes him in. She jokingly says she wants to keep him as her pet since the man reminds her childhood dog. The man agrees. Later the woman discovers that the man is a dance prodigy. Complications ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, light, captivating ...
Plot: fashion, pets, romance, friendship, love and romance, love, couples, fall in love, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Getting Played (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, gender, ambition, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, thirtysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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65%
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, couples, unlikely couple, dishonesty, disorder, debt, debt collector, hidden identity, fall in love, urban, opposites attract, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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64%
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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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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, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Love in the Buff (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When old flames reunite, will it be second time's the charm or a case of once bitten twice shy? Jimmy and Cherie, two ex-lovers from Hong Kong, cross paths in Beijing and can't seem to forget each other, despite being involved with someone ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, starting over, couples, hopes, relationship vs career, friendship, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, couples, looking for love, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, friendship, dating, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Window Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the Christmas season fast approaching, department store window decorator Sloan Van Doren is hoping to take over the recently-vacated head window designer spot but finds she has to prove herself by going up against rival Jake Dooley. As the two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: ambition, love triangle, opposites attract, christmas, rivalry, fall in love, workplace romance, workplace situations, contests and competitions, workplace, romance, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, youth, misfit, teenage life, high school life, friendship, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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Just Desserts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sam is a former college football star whose chance to play in the NFL abruptly ends with a blown out knee. Seven years later, he finds himself alone, working a minimum wage job and weighing a deadly 413lbs. The time has come for some change! The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: romance, couples, youth, college, relationship vs career, love, gym, soul mate, football player, friendship, diet, makeover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pulling Strings (2013)
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, single parent, romance, mexican american, travel, society, mariachi, incident ...
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Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Canadian teen comedy Hatley High sends up high school sports rituals by placing a most unlikely competitive game at the center of its story: that of chess. Tommy (Nicholas Wright) is a new arrival in his parents' hometown of Hatley, whose ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: chess, teenage love, rivalry, love and romance, teenage life, small town life, ambition, cheerleader, high school, school, wizards and magicians, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
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Love Birds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Love Birds is a hilarious charming romantic comedy that tells the story of a regular Kiwi bloke who finds himself on a quest to find true love – all with the help of a native New Zealand Shelduck. Comedian Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, uplifting, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, self discovery, looking for love, fall in love, family relations, journey, society, friendship, rock, love and romance, bird
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
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46%
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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, restaurant, couples, friends, vengeance, love, family curse, kitchen, looking for love, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, singleness, couples, friendship, obsession, thirtysomething life, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, brazilian, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, infidelity, workplace romance, store, pets, pet shop, juice, nightclub, olive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, obsession, thirtysomething life, school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, friendship, destiny, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, hopes, college life, college, sport, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Caprice (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, friends, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, stage actress, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Prince & Me: The Elephant Adventure (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One year after their royal wedding, King Edvard and Queen Paige of Denmark receive an invitation to attend the wedding of Princess Myra of Sangyoon. Upon their arrival, Paige finds Myra is unhappy with her arranged marriage to the brooding and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: true love, royal family, love and romance, couple relations, society, rescue, romance, family relations, couples, track down, prince, elephant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, couples, disorder, romance, crumbling marriage, taxi, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mato sem Cachorro (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The day a man almost runs-over a puppy, he meets the love of his life. The couple and their dog live the dream, until she wants out.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dog, romance, disorder, pets, friendship, couple relations, breakup, love and romance, brazilian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, true love, romance, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, society, immigrants, self discovery, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%