Movies like Alex & Emma

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Alex & Emma (2003)
 5.6
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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, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: boston, switzerland, philadelphia, massachusetts

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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 love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love story, culture clash and mentor 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), Speechless (1994). 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: small town life, young lovers, lifestyle, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, chance meeting, couples, disorder ...
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, love story, fall in love, wooing, journalist, battle of the sexes, initially antagonists, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, artificial insemination, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, male female relationship, love story, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, sweet, funny, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, boss and employee, workplace romance, looking for love, billionaire, workplace situations, opposites attract, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.8
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, media, fall in love, campaign, romance, journalism, store, lifestyle, state affairs, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, fall in love, hidden identity, wooing, dishonesty, workplace romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 22K
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, couple relations, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, cons and scams, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 112K
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, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, multiple storylines, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, valentine's day, couples, marriage proposal, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.9
 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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, romance, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, wedding, parents and children, couple relations, workplace, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, love affair, reunion, romance, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ 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, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, disorder, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, male escort, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friends, romance, relationships, birthday, lifestyle, love and romance, cheating, wedding, love triangle, crush, lawyer, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, feel good, sweet, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, battle of the sexes, life turned upside down, fall in love, party, couples, initially antagonists, wedding, casino, love and romance, newlyweds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 6K
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, starting over, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, midlife crisis, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, romance, love affair, love and romance, male female relationship, father son relationship, love, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, wooing, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, athlete's life, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Failure to Launch (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, battle of the sexes, love and romance, unlikely couple, living with parents, singleness, verbal byplay, family relations, fall in love, lifestyle, couples, slacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama, united states, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
58%
 6.5
 20K
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, destiny, couple relations, love triangle, true love, disorder, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, manipulation, manipulations, couple relations, fall in love, nothing goes right, power relations, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, humorous, witty, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, love and romance, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, couples, thirtysomething life, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 66K
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, bridesmaid, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, best friends, love triangle, opposites attract, couple relations, forbidden love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.9
 236K
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, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, happy ending, looking for love, fall in love, snow, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, christmas party, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: friendship, love triangle, wedding, romance, liar, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, wooing, plan gone awry, lap dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 2K
Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Marigold Lexton, an American actress who gets stranded in Mumbai and lands a minor role in a Bollywood musical. She meets Prem, the film's choreographer, and undergoes a personal transformation as she experiences ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love triangle, showbiz, looking for love, actor's life, bollywood, workplace romance, disorder, fall in love, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, workplace romance, romance, love and romance, obnoxious boss, rise to the top, workplace, workplace situations, love triangle, fish out of water, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, love triangle, looking for love, unlikely couple, looking for sex, manipulations, love and romance, true love, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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