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Mostly Martha (2001)
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Mostly Martha (2001)
Original name: Bella Martha
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, emotional, humorous, semi serious, sexy, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking, chef, cooking and food, restaurant, food, love, love and romance, romance, italian food, self discovery, family relations, fall in love, opposites attract, family problems, single parent, workplace situations, workplace romance, introspection, lifestyle, disorder, workplace, change of heart, life turned upside down, happy ending, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, restaurant, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and fall in love mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Mostly Martha: No Reservations (2007), Spanglish (2004), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Waitress (2007), The Ramen Girl (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: cooking, chef, cooking and food, love, restaurant, love story, opposites attract, initially antagonists, fall in love, workplace situations, guardian, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unfulfilled love, single parent, food, dysfunctional family, infidelity, parent child relationship, relationship problems, private school, love and romance, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, chef, restaurant, culture clash, food, prejudice, beautiful scenery, interracial relations, interracial romance, romance, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, south of france, paris france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 47K
Waitress (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, domestic violence, waitress, cooking and food, small town, romance, marriage, unplanned pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, infidelity, friendship, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern usa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Ramen Girl (2008)
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Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.
Style: inspirational, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: cooking, interracial romance, culture clash, romance, american abroad, mentor, restaurant, food, cooking and food, language barrier, teenager, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey, asia
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
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Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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A Taste of Romance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uptight French chef, Sara Westbrook, gets fired up when her upscale café, Chez Varenne, is suddenly overshadowed by a new restaurant moving in next door run by a group of rowdy firemen. Led by handsome former fire fighter Gill Callahan and his ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
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Soul Kitchen (2009)
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Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, cooking, wine, food, cooking and food, restaurant, mentor, creativity, love, culture clash, french, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
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One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, one day, love, architect, screwball, romance, single mother, single father, kids and family, fall in love, girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu (Si Hung Lung) and his family living in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. At the start of the film, he lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. As the ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, taipei, tokyo, china, asia ...
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, love, relationships, women, romance, divorce, infidelity, life, bittersweet, couple relations, writers, marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Eden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fat German star restaurant chef Gregor shows romantic interest in waitress Eden Drebb. She's happily married to hunky Xaver Drebb, but feels romantically neglected. Gregor's deserts seduce her, first trough her brat daughter Leonie, to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, family outing, teens ...
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Time: 80s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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25%
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Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
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25%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
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Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, feel good, witty, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, melancholic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, culture clash, hotel, looking for love, fall in love, starting over, lifestyle, couples, love story, hairdresser, church ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, single father, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, marriage, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, england, los angeles, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 60K
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: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
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Baby Boom (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Style: humorous, touching, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: adoption, babies and infants, baby, single parent, career woman, romance, relationship problems, starting over, yuppie, women, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, vermont, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 11K
Bella (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, uplifting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, romantic, witty, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, adultery, lake, love, hotel, fight scenes, gangsters, mentor, multiple storylines, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, introspection, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, family relations, romance, couples, wedding, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%