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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, sneeze, juice, game, cigarette, flower, pantyhose, lacrosse, sofa ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, cincinnati ohio, new orleans ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, mentor, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Baxter: I'm with Lucy (2002), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), 27 Dresses (2008), Wet Hot American Summer (2001), The Wedding Planner (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, elevator, romance, looking for love, fall in love, couples, couple relations, marriage, zoo, central park manhattan new york city, homeless man, bachelor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
92%
 6.1
 140K
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, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: summer camp, looking for sex, camp, 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 ⇓
85%
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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, true love, couple relations, wedding, destiny, wedding planner, romance, looking for love, arranged marriage, relationship vs career, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, feel good, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parody, accountant, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, disorder, couples, disagreement, dentist, meet the parents, jealous spouse, concealed nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, anniversary, cellist, farce, screwball, crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, friends, midlife crisis, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 61K
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: humorous, feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: best friends in love, love and romance, bridesmaid, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, unfulfilled love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, mistaken identity, talk radio, talk show host, annulment, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, apartment, conservative, womanizer, romance, honeymoon, love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 104K
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, love affair, love triangle, valentine's day, wooing, multiple storylines, romance, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 195
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, self discovery, romance, looking for love, love affair, twentysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, talky, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, realistic, feel good ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 6K
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, lesbian, gays and lesbians, friendship, love triangle, friends, love and romance, couples, best friends, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 946
Little City (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, buddies, romance, couple relations, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.3
 35K
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 ⇓
50%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, party, drugs/alcohol, wooing, romance, engagement, beach, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, talky, semi serious, 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 ⇓
48%
The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nate moves to L.A. to track down Cristabel, the woman he's been in love with since childhood, only to discover that his plan to woo her only has one hurdle to overcome: what to do with June, Cristabel's ever-present, not-so-hot best ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: misfit, looking for love, best friends, romance, unfulfilled love, cons and scams, blonde, dream girl, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 95K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, true love, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, coincidence, best friends, friends, serendipity, romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Puccini for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her inability to commit leads to a breakup with her girlfriend, opera-loving writer Allegra winds up in the bed of amiable professor Philip. He is so smitten with Allegra that he dumps his lover, Grace (Justin Kirk), and convinces Allegra to ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, screwball, couple relations, romance, homosexuality, extramarital affair, infidelity, love affair, singleness, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Seeing Other People (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, marriage, romance, suburbs, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, single parent, couple relations, suburban life, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 28K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, pets, teacher, dating, internet dating, children, romance, looking for love, love and romance, sibling relationship, single, pet dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: nurse, dentist, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, hidden identity, couple relations, love triangle, cons and scams, fall in love, couples, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, mine, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
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 ⇓
42%
 5.9
 37K
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, interracial romance, family relations, meet the parents, marital argument, father daughter relationship, anniversary, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, offbeat, 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 ⇓
41%
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