Movies like The Answer Man

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The Answer Man (2009)
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The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, single parent, human nature, dishonesty, hopes, family relations, love and romance, couples, self discovery, writer's life, couple relations, chiropractor, introspection, lone wolves, pretense, privacy invasion, bittersweet, unfulfillment, protective parent, up and down relationship, writers, alcoholic, recluse, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic 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: All Relative (2014), Pipe Dream (2002), At Middleton (2013), Black Coffee (2014), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, middle age romance, tour guide, self discovery, opposites attract, fall in love, self fulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, couples, disorder, tourist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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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: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sexy woman, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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60%
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Novel Romance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Book editor Max Normane can perfect anyone’s story apart from her own. Highly successful but highly single, she comes up with a novel plan: a publication in exchange for a sperm donation. But will she get her happy ending?
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, looking for love, couples, workplace situations, couple relations, family relations, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, witty, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, introspection, lifestyle, starting over, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, romance, hopes, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, support group, single parent, romance, family problems, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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58%
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An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, bittersweet, twentysomething life, suicide, birthday, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, addiction, family relations, hopes, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, self discovery, working class, drug dealing, love and romance, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, romance, small town, inheritance, male female relationship, fall in love, financial problem, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, social differences, single parent, romance, love and romance, travel, society, mariachi, incident, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, fall in love, teenage love, parents and children, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, dentist, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, couples, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, couples, family relations, friends, divorce, love triangle, rivalry, love and romance, family problems, prenuptial agreement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, womanizer, couples, love and romance, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, friends, lesbian, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: accountant, fall in love, couple relations, romance, true love, physical appearance, love and romance, couples, teaching the ways of the world, love interest, love affair, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social worker, looking for love, self discovery, romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, friendship, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, power relations, couples, fall in love, doctors and patients, waiter, group therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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54%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, unlikely couple, love and romance, single parent, lifestyle, parents and children, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, family business, disorder, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, love and romance, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, love and romance, romance, couples, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, wooing, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, family relations, couples, showbiz, starting over, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, pets, unfulfillment, singleness, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, single mother, romance, mother daughter relationship, french, male female relationship, children, piano, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
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52%
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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, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, first sex, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, pregnancy, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, culture clash, parents and children, family life, couples, society, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, artists and showbiz, actress, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, couples, romance, looking for love, disorder, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 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, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, death of mother, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, singleness, croquet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%