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: talky, humorous, clever, twists and turns, touching, feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: office, love triangle, accountant, wedding, romance, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, couples, event planner, unfulfilled love, underdog, journal, drinking, death, friendship, marriage, dog, dancing, soccer, parody, musician, party, game, money ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, new york, usa, 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, light and semi serious films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Baxter: Made of Honor (2008), Town & Country (2001), I'm with Lucy (2002), Wet Hot American Summer (2001), 27 Dresses (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, bridesmaid, best friends in love, friendship, best friends, opposites attract, love triangle, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, forbidden love, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, clever, talky, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, cellist, anniversary, architect, midlife crisis, farce, screwball, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, couples, family problems, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elevator, love and romance, romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, fall in love, marriage, drunkenness, concert, sister sister relationship, birthday cake ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tahiti, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, realistic, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, love triangle, rescue, looking for sex, camp, farce, friends, save the day, love and romance, teenage love, couples, partners ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 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, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, bridesmaid, boss and employee, wedding, newspaper, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, wedding preparations and rituals, annulment, fiance fiancee relationship, mistaken identity, talk radio, talk show host, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, touching, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, lifestyle, gender, fall in love, looking for love, couples, friends, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, sweet, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, wedding, true love, wedding planner, romance, looking for love, destiny, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, love, romance, homosexuality, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, looking for love, best friends, journalism, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, unfulfilled love, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, multiple storylines, love triangle, love affair, valentine's day, wooing, romance, couples, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: witty, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, honeymoon, opposites attract, womanizer, apartment, conservative, romance, love, unlikely couple, family relations, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: clever, witty, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, airport, romance, looking for love, couples, fall in love, comedy of errors, best friends, couple relations, love and romance, friends, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, witty, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: accountant, parody, romance, dentist, opposites attract, disagreement, disorder, couples, jealous spouse, meet the parents, love and romance, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, couples, young people, love affair, old love, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Buying the Cow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dating, romance, friends, love, engagement, fear of commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, commitment, sex, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, children, internet dating, dating, teacher, pets, romance, couples, looking for love, separated, love and romance, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, lesbian, gender, friendship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 2K
Ira & Abby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A neurotic, young psychology student, with low self-esteem, has a chance encounter with a free-spirited, extremely gregarious woman who works at the Paris Health Club in New York City, and who suggests that they immediately get married to see how it ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, eccentric family, breakup, opposites attract, newlyweds, romance, parents and children, unlikely couple, overbearing, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, older woman younger man relationship, couples, love affair, fall in love, thirtysomething life, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, unlikely relationship, golden years, up and down relationship, ladykiller, aging, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, afghanistan, paris france, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 184K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, loneliness, supportive friend, couple relations, loner, friendship between men, obsessive quest, buddies, coworker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male bonding, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 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, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, family relations, farce, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, sperm bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, clever, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, city life, romance, friends, couple relations, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
'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: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, dating, neighbor, support group, romance, opposites attract, single parent, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bowling, infidelity, bowling alley, professor, friendship, alimony, romance, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, blind character, disorder, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, couple relations, blindness and impaired vision, audition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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