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Americanizing Shelley (2007)
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Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, fall in love, social differences, opposites attract, disorder, misfit, country, filmmaking, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, celebrity culture, bollywood, immigration, riddles and clues, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, society, culture clash, female director, producer, groom, indian lead
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia

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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, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, disorder and fish out of water mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Americanizing Shelley: Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003), Blast from the Past (1999), Shanghai Calling (2012), Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008), My Faraway Bride (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teen comedy, teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, lifestyle, social differences, fish out of water, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, youth, cheerleader, cons and scams, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, usa, paris france, new jersey
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Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, cold war, fall in love, romance, hiding place, couples, teaching the ways of the world, atomic bomb, bunker, fish out of water, baseball, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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100%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, legal, misfit, workplace situations, disorder, workplace romance, fish out of water, urban, shrewd, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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56%
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, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, terminal illness, romance, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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My Faraway Bride (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, social differences, love affair, opposites attract, romance, writer's life, society, fall in love, looking for love, tragic love, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa, california
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Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, 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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, showbiz, love triangle, looking for love, workplace romance, fall in love, love affair, bollywood, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Other End of the Line (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: call center, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, romance, interracial relations, wedding, culture clash, society, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jonathan 'Jack' Harris is a waiter, who hopes to start a newspaper called The Tribeca Times, after the part of Manhattan where he lives, and while struggling to find advertisers and stories decides to do one on Internet dating services, so ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, romance, disorder, internet dating, computers and web, misfit, love and romance, apartment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, self discovery, fish out of water, looking for love, life turned upside down, romance, daydreamer, misfit, disorder, singleness, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, life turned upside down, culture clash, love and romance, misfit, society, disorder, romance, social relations, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, disorder, couples, love affair, couple relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, love and romance, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, taiwan, asia, paris france, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, showbiz, bus, love and romance, dishonesty, social differences, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, tour guide, actress, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, interracial romance, fall in love, opposites attract, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, culture clash, forbidden love, misfit, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couple relations, interracial relations, identity crisis, parents and children, actor's life, couples, family reunited, family relations, audition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, lobbyist, love and romance, society, fall in love, social differences, journalism, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Train Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Densha Otoko (translated as Train Man) is a Japanese movie based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervened when a drunk man was harassing a woman on a train. The otaku ultimately started dating with her and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, socially awkward, bravery, isolation, loneliness, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Falling Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nursing student forced to quit school for family reasons winds up taking a job as a doorman in an elite apartment building in New York City, where he sparks to one of his residents.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, student life, buddies, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, fall in love, concierge, workplace, rich and poor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, misfit, disorder, wedding, meteor, brother sister relationship, boyfriend, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, showbiz, fall in love, filmmaking, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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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 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, veterinarian, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: romance, love triangle, disorder, pregnancy, fall in love, social differences, couples, opposites attract, nothing goes right, win over, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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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 ⇓
31%
 6.3
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
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Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, romance, single parent, society, couples, rich and poor, couple relations, family business, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Ramji Tiwari and his sister, Parvati, had their parents pass away at an early age. Ramji is a skilled cook, and is familiar with all aspects of vegetarian cooking. He arranges Parvati's marriage with the Mishra family, promises to pay a large ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: romance, culture clash, weakness, uneducated, fall in love, fish out of water, disorder, couples, guru, love and romance, opposites attract, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%