Movies like The Baxter

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The Baxter (2005)
 6.6
 4K
The Baxter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman (Michael Showalter) is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who "wears sock garters" and "enjoys raking leaves." Loved by bosses and parents, Elliot is a perfectly nice guy. And that's his problem.
Style: humorous, talky, twists and turns, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, clever, witty, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: office, wedding, love triangle, romance, accountant, looking for love, love and romance, couples, underdog, couple relations, unfulfilled love, event planner, journal, drinking, death, friendship, marriage, dog, dancing, soccer, parody, musician, party, game, money ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, cincinnati ohio, new orleans ...

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Most similar movies to The Baxter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, romantic and semi serious films with plots about dialogue, mentor, couples, catastrophe, storytelling, love and romance and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Baxter: Made of Honor (2008), I'm with Lucy (2002), 27 Dresses (2008), Town & Country (2001), The Accidental Husband (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 63K
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: feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, bridesmaid, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I'm with Lucy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an hour before Lucy's wedding and her best friend wants to hear all about what led up to that moment. So, Lucy tells about the five men she had blind dates with over the past year (Doug, Gabriel, Bobby, Barry, and Luke) and her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elevator, love and romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, couples, couple relations, marriage, poet, chess, reincarnation, thief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.1
 143K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, architect, cellist, anniversary, farce, screwball, crumbling marriage, romance, introspection, friends, midlife crisis, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Accidental Husband (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: radio show, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, fiance fiancee relationship, annulment, talk show host, talk radio, mistaken identity, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, looking for sex, farce, rescue, love triangle, save the day, adolescence, teenage love, workplace romance, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, love, homosexuality, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, wedding, true love, couple relations, wedding planner, romance, destiny, looking for love, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 106K
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: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, valentine's day, multiple storylines, love affair, love triangle, romance, wooing, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, love triangle, friends, love and romance, couples, best friends, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 29K
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, internet dating, teacher, dating, children, romance, pets, looking for love, love and romance, pet dog, single, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is ...
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, opposites attract, conservative, apartment, womanizer, romance, honeymoon, love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, airport, romance, comedy of errors, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 36K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
They Came Together (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a major corporate development.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parody, accountant, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, disorder, couples, disagreement, dentist, meet the parents, jealous spouse, halloween party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 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, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, golden years, ladykiller, unlikely relationship, aging, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, afghanistan, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, professor, alimony, bowling alley, bowling, infidelity, romance, opposites attract, starting over, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, witty, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: omnibus, romance, taxi, artist, thief, couple relations, fall in love, urban, culture clash, city life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, dentist, human nature, couple relations, urban, city life, store, couples, crumbling marriage, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, looking for love, ambition, love and romance, couples, buddies, contests and competitions, mind game, wooing, guru ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Naked in New York (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, fall in love, city life, romance, urban, actor's life, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 64K
What If (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that ...
Style: romantic, talky, touching, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, platonic, couple relations, twentysomething life, love, cheating, long distance relationship, love story, destiny, happy ending, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland, medical school, taiwan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 38K
Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, farce, culture clash, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, father daughter relationship, marital argument, anniversary, racism, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, urban, battle of the sexes, man-woman relation, feminism, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, couples, cheerleading, drive away ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, neighbor, support group, dating, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, parent child relationship, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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