Movies like The Answer Man

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The Answer Man (2009)
 6.4
 6K
The Answer Man (2009)
Original name: Arlen Faber
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's warmth starts to melt Arlen's cold heart, he comes to realize what love really means.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, hopes, human nature, dishonesty, single parent, writer's life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, couples, introspection, pretense, lone wolves, unfulfillment, overbearing, privacy invasion, protective parent, up and down relationship, bittersweet, male female relationship, alcoholic, recluse, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Answer Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Answer Man: Black Coffee (2014), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007), At Middleton (2013), Boynton Beach Club (2005), How to Fall in Love (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hopes, starting over, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, urban, romance, delusion, jogging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 8K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, self discovery, fall in love, self fulfillment, opposites attract, couples, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, support group, family relations, parents and children, elderly, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: accountant, true love, physical appearance, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, teaching the ways of the world, meaningful kiss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: romance, family relations, addiction, hopes, dysfunctional family, love and romance, eccentric family, working class, drug dealing, self discovery, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 759
Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, hopes, couple relations, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, love and romance, single parent, social differences, travel, mexican american, society, customs
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: s after an earthquake convince Owen, a writer of hack "as told to" autobiographies, to leave L.A. He burns his bridges telling people what he really thinks, quits his current client (a randy astronaut), and heads for the airport. Waiting ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, womanizer, love and romance, romance, couples, introspection, unfulfillment, infidelity, friends, alcohol, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 2K
Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, no panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, breakup, wooing, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, couple relations, friendship, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, doctors and patients, power relations, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, friends, family relations, couples, divorce, love triangle, rivalry, family problems, love and romance, story continued during end credits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 942
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder, actor's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, fall in love, frame up, boss and employee, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, fall in love, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couple relations, couples, romance, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 1K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, love affair, fall in love, young lovers, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfilled love, single parent, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, family life, couples, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 15K
Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, proposal, couples, hopes, love and romance, wedding, eccentric family, romance, arrest, marriage proposal, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, partners, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely partners, couple relations, unlikely couple, romance, hopes, couples, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, thirtysomething life, workplace, self discovery, couple relations, unfulfilled love, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, romance, small town, love and romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 663
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, wooing, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, twentysomething life, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 1K
Conception (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Conception is a clever, romantic comedy that proves it takes more than sex to make a baby. From a couple fighting the odds of fertility to young teenagers losing their virginity, the film follows nine very different couples on the night they ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, first sex, couples, family relations, pregnancy, teenage boy, teenage sex, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.6
 11K
A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, win over, writer's life, fall in love, romance, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, false identity, internet dating, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 3K
Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, death of mother, singleness, prediction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, workplace, fall in love, couples, hopes, romance, human spirit, family, unemployment, singleness, couple relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, urban, artists and showbiz, reenactment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Save the Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, a bookstore manager resists a seemingly perfect guy's attempts to woo her.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: break-up, wedding, looking for love, love and romance, romance, breakup, couples, singleness, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, buddies, couples, wooing, unfulfillment, love triangle, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shut Up and Kiss Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ben is 35, facing the unsatisfying suburban dating world, and looking for more then just sex. Nightmarish attempts with video dating, bad gym run-ins, and his uproarious friends signing him up with online match-making sites have got him nowhere. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: romance, singleness, couple relations, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, gender, looking for love, couples, love and romance, gay, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%