Movies like Arthur 1981

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Arthur (1981)
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Arthur (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of their choosing.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, clever, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, cult film, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: butler, screwball, culture clash, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, waitress, cinderella story, bittersweet, true love, romance, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, social differences, society, couples, working class, mogul, introspection, boss and employee, once in a lifetime opportunity, power relations, profanity, theft ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, culture clash, fall in love, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Arthur: Overboard (1987), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Crossing Delancey (1988), Born Yesterday (1993), That Touch of Mink (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Arthur (Dudley Moore), that irrepressible drunk, tries to sober up -- and get a job -- in this sequel to the 1981 smash hit. Meanwhile, the father of the girl Arthur stood up at the altar in the first film is conniving to trick the hapless boozer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, ghost, alcohol abuse, riches to rags, alcoholic, vengeance, babies and infants, rise to the top, nothing goes right, rise and fall, single parent, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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Arthur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman, his family doesn't like.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: overbearing mother, inheritance, billionaire, nanny, man child, domineering mother, overbearing parent, disorder, fall in love, society, nail gun, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 53K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: family life, love and romance, memory loss, parents and children, single father, family relations, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, yacht, amnesia, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love story, love and romance, cinderella story, fall in love, class differences, mistaken identity, hotel, social differences, single mother, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, eligible bachelor, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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%
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, unemployment, romance, idealism, couples, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, cinderella story, wooing, opposites attract, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, new york yankees, baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
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Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Micki + Maude (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnant woman nude, pregnancy, infidelity, betrayal, love triangle, self discovery, bigamy, journalism, romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 5.1
 17K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, looking for love, bank, couple relations, true love, friendship, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
Who's That Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: screwball, on the run, false accusation, mountain lion, lawyer, chase, vengeance, romance, love and romance, chases and races, society, partners ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: diner, romance, wooing, solitary, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 291K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: rich man poor woman, prostitute, opposites attract, love and romance, love story, romance, cinderella story, love, social differences, fall in love, rags to riches, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 33K
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 ⇓
26%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 ⇓
26%
 6.5
 957
Hav Plenty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Plenty is an almost broke would-be novelist and Havilland Savage is rich and very beautiful woman and his friend. When she invites him to her home for New Year's Eve, they start to build up a romance.
Style: witty, clever, captivating, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, social differences, unemployment, romance, new year, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, society, opposites attract, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: advertising executive, friendship, romance, looking for love, midlife crisis, obsessive quest, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, best friends, infidelity, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 104K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
It Had to Be You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, couples, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 1K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, hopes, urban, love triangle, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bowling, infidelity, bowling alley, professor, friendship, alimony, romance, society, hopes, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 51K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 776
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 751
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%