Movies like As Good as It Gets

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As Good as It Gets (1997)
 7.7
 269K
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, captivating, emotional, feel good, witty, inspirational, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, writers, neighbor, age difference, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, unlikely friendships, waitress, looking for love, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness, gender, unlikely couple, character change, dysfunctional character, gay slur, prejudice, mental illness, homosexual, anger, road trip, obsessive compulsive disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba

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Most similar movies to As Good as It Gets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, romantic, semi serious and realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, mentor, dialogue, couples, life philosophy and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like As Good as It Gets: Something's Gotta Give (2003), About a Boy (2002), Fools Rush In (1997), Ghost Town (2008), When Harry Met Sally... (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, golden years, love and romance, unlikely relationship, up and down relationship, aging, dating, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, caribbean ...
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100%
 7.0
 169K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: single parent, mentor, friendship, single father, dysfunctional family, coming of age, age difference, couples, depression, singleness, family problems, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 32K
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, love affair, fall in love, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 69K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, haunted by the past, selflessness, fall in love, encounter, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, unlikely friendships, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, initially antagonists, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1977, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 189K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love, destiny, boyfriend, platonic, online dating, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 129K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, fashion, opposites attract, woman, millionaire, cat, broken engagement, jewelry, looking for love, love triangle, social climbing, free spirited ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, brazil, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 840
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, unlikely couple, romance, love triangle, opposites attract, youth, womanizer, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, love affair, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, loneliness, dating, hung over, language barrier, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, france, usa, croatia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, couple relations, media, unlikely couple, couples, love, opposites attract, coworker relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, breakup, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, fall in love, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, politician, college, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, unrequited love, women, wedding preparations and rituals, screwball, friendship, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, unfulfilled love, love and romance, best friends, love story ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intense, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, human nature, female protagonist, eccentricity, pregnant woman nude, twists & turns, working class, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Someone Like You... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jane Goodale has everything going for her. She's a producer on a popular daytime talk show, and is in a hot romance with the show's dashing executive producer Ray. But when the relationship goes terribly awry, Jane begins an extensive ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: initially antagonists, romance, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, looking for love, columnist, couples, love and romance, man-woman relation, resentment, men hatred, female chauvinist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, couple relations, self discovery, romance, friendship, family life, couples, parents and children, wedding, coming of age, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, dog, model, veterinarian, romance, radio, love and romance, disorder, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, single parent, vacation, age difference, female protagonist, romance, self discovery, strong female presence, looking for love, couples, love and romance, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, san francisco, new york, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 36K
Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, millionaire, love triangle, romance, fall in love, workaholic, family relations, forbidden love, couple relations, love and romance, unrequited love, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 54K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, misfit, love, first love, siblings relations, family relations, artist, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, doctors and patients, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, buddies, couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, black romance, african american, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: self discovery, starting over, love affair, love and romance, family life, marriage, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: feel good, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, dating, aquarium, romance, profanity, strong female presence, dumped, looking for love, couples, couple relations, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, manhattan new york city, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, graduation, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, jewish, secret love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, love and romance, twentysomething life, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%