Movies like Waffle Street

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Waffle Street (2015)
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Waffle Street (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Jimmy Adams, a V.P. of a $30 billion hedge fund, who loses his job and winds up working as a waiter at a waffle shop. Amidst the greasy madness of the 24-hour diner, Jimmy befriends Edward, an ex-con grill master who serves up hard lessons about life, finance, and grits.
Style: uplifting, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: diner, mentor, starting over, life philosophy, adaptation, workplace situations, unlikely friendships, society, escapades, life turned upside down, transformation, stereotypes, riches to rags, job

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and entertaining films with plots about society, escapades, life philosophy, adaptation, friendship, transformation and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Waffle Street: Ignorance Is Bliss (2017), Let Yourself Go (2017), Almost Christmas (2016), Buffaloed (2019), The Intern (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ignorance Is Bliss (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ernesto and Filippo, two high school teachers, couldn’t be more different: Filippo is a cheerful liberal who is constantly online. Handsome and youthful, he is a serial seducer on the social networks. Ernesto, instead is a stern conservative, ...
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Time: contemporary
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Let Yourself Go (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elia, a depressed jewish psychoanalyst, one day meets Claudia, a young and eccentric personal trainer.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: sincere, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: family, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, escapades, society, friendship, parents and children, love, hopes, adaptation, youth ...
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Buffaloed (2019)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: funny, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, workplace situations, office, friendship, life philosophy, elderly, fashion, unlikely friendships, computers and web, family, intern ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend and losing her job, Noelle full fills her lifelong wish of getting a puppy. But Buster (the puppy) is the perfect pup she imagined and by spending Christmas with her co-workers quirky family she discovers the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nina is a 20 years old girl from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an autoritarian and conservative man. Trini is of the same age and has lost her mother. For both Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer and therefore they ...
Style: road movie, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
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Duration: 86 min.
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A Thousand Words (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
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Time: contemporary
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The Professor (2018)
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Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, humorous, feel good
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