Movies like Alex & Emma

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Alex & Emma (2003)
 5.6
 13K
Alex & Emma (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires typist Emma Dinsmore (Kate Hudson) and begins dictating his novel. The book is about a doomed love affair between a character similar to Alex and a character named Polina Delacroix (Sophie Marceau). But, as Alex falls for Emma, his work takes a different turn.
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, twists and turns, light, humorous, realistic, idiotic, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gambling, unlikely couple, writers, love triangle, romance, casino, lie, disappearance, workplace romance, love affair, love, writer's life, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, writing, book, sex, death, kiss, vandalism, fortune, nanny ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: boston, switzerland, philadelphia, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Alex & Emma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love story, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Alex & Emma: My Sassy Girl (2008), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), The Back-up Plan (2010), Two Weeks Notice (2002), The Third Wheel (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chance meeting, lifestyle, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, young lovers, small town life, fall in love, couple relations, rescue, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bet, love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, wooing, love story, battle of the sexes, journalist, couples, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, artificial insemination, love story, romance, fall in love, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dedicated environmental lawyer Lucy Kelson goes to work for billionaire George Wade as part of a deal to preserve a community center. Indecisive and weak-willed George grows dependent on Lucy's guidance on everything from legal matters to ...
Style: romantic, light, funny, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, boss and employee, looking for love, workplace romance, billionaire, opposites attract, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, eligible bachelor, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, workplace romance, wooing, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 114K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, valentine's day, florist, multiple storylines, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 23K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friends, cheating, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding, crush, best friend, friendship, romance, relationships, best friends, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.0
 4K
Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, wooing, parents and children, workplace romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, fall in love, campaign, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, media, rivalry, romance, contests and competitions, journalism, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 6K
About Adam (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, reunion, romance, couple relations, love, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 7K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, wooing, love and romance, ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Enemies of Laughter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nerdy-looking Paul (David Paymer) is a neurotic, failed sitcom writer with a lackluster love life. But his best pal (Judge Reinhold) has an idea that might turn things around when he decides to film Paul's life and turn his romantic disasters ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, writer's life, love affair, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, male female relationship, love, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Marrying Man (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charley Pearl, wealthy heir and gadabout, is slated to marry Adele, the daughter of a Hollywood tycoon. But, during a wild bachelor party in Las Vegas, Charley strikes up a flirtation with nightclub crooner Vicki Anderson that soon leads to her ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, nightclub, love affair, lovers reunited, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, love and romance, gangsters, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 68K
Made of Honor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends in love, wedding, love and romance, bridesmaid, wedding preparations and rituals, forbidden love, male female friendship, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, best friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 21K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, destiny, disorder, love triangle, true love, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Best Friend's Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Dustin's girlfriend, Alexis, breaks up with him, he employs his best buddy, Tank, to take her out on the worst rebound date imaginable in the hopes that it will send her running back into his arms. But when Tank begins to really fall for ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, lap dance, friendship, wedding, romance, liar, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, plan gone awry, disorder, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 253K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, couples, looking for love, happy ending, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vacation, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Puccini for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her inability to commit leads to a breakup with her girlfriend, opera-loving writer Allegra winds up in the bed of amiable professor Philip. He is so smitten with Allegra that he dumps his lover, Grace (Justin Kirk), and convinces Allegra to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, unlikely couple, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, self discovery, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, manipulation, love triangle, couple relations, manipulations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, workplace, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 18K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fall in love, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, light, not serious, talky, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, opposites attract, hotshot lawyer, divorce lawyer, romance, unlikely couple, lawyer, middle age romance, love and romance, screwball, verbal byplay, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 82K
New Year's Eve (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: new year, new year's eve, singleness, looking for love, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, hopes, multiple storylines, couple relations, couples, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, fall in love, party, newlyweds, couples, life turned upside down, love and romance, initially antagonists, wedding, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, couples, wooing, true love, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Blonde Ambition (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, workplace, love and romance, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, couples, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%