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The Answer Man (2009)
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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, chiropractor, introspection, pretense, lone wolves, unfulfillment, overbearing, privacy invasion, protective parent, up and down relationship, bittersweet, writers, male female relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia

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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 feel good 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), My Fake Fiance (2009), All Relative (2014), Pipe Dream (2002), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007). 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, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, morality, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
My Fake Fiance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: wedding, make believe, family relations, fall in love, true love, couples, secret identity, romance, pretend relationship, love and romance, dishonesty, pretense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, veterinarian, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, college, tour guide, self discovery, self fulfillment, fall in love, couples, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, single parent, mother, couples, looking for love, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, workplace, couple relations, workplace situations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, bittersweet, suicide, birthday, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, addiction, family relations, hopes, drug dealing, love and romance, dysfunctional family, working class, self discovery, couple relations, eccentric family, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: fall in love, accountant, true love, physical appearance, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, meaningful kiss, teaching the ways of the world, kiss, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, cons and scams, love and romance, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shrewd, voyeur, red dress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, single parent, romance, mexican american, travel, society, mariachi, incident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, youth, love and romance, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, romance, couple relations, couples, family relations, friends, divorce, love triangle, rivalry, family problems, love and romance, story continued during end credits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, womanizer, romance, love and romance, couples, introspection, unfulfillment, friends, alcohol, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, social worker, looking for love, self discovery, couples, fall in love, wooing, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, love and romance, lifestyle, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, disorder, family business, family relations, fall in love, wedding planner, singleness, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, starting over, family relations, couples, showbiz, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couples, pets, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, singleness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, writer's life, win over, dishonesty, romance, hidden identity, disorder, internet dating, false identity, wooing, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, fall in love, proposal, hopes, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, romance, arrest, marriage proposal, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%