Movies like Born Yesterday

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Born Yesterday (1993)
 5.1
 4K
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. Soon it becomes apparent to the reporter that she isn't so stupid after all, and things become more complicated as she begins questioning the papers her sugar daddy keeps getting her to sign, and the reporter begins falling in love with her.
Style: humorous, satirical, semi serious, witty, sexy, clever, feel good, talky, thought provoking, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, farce, love and romance, fall in love, society, journalism, social differences, lobbyist, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, romance, women, corruption, catastrophe, gangsters, jungle, revenge, natural disaster, family, death, betrayal, justice, lone hero, fantasy world ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 1950s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Born Yesterday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, culture clash, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Born Yesterday: Working Girl (1988), For Love or Money (1993), The Beautician and the Beast (1997), Speechless (1994), Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: feel good, captivating, inspirational, talky, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: business, secretary, career woman, women, workplace romance, rise to the top, career, love and romance, boss, wall street, female protagonist, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, mistress, betrayal, romance, deception, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, family, couple relations, love and romance, single parent, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: romantic, sexy, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: politics, hotel, rivalry, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, romance, plagiarism, insomnia, bear cub, reporter, political campaign, politician ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay stereotype, coming out, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, culture clash, friendship, youth, society, love and romance, best friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, entertaining, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, politics, romance, husband wife relationship, high society, love story, unlikely friendships, dishonesty, couple relations, blackmail, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 18th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 847
Pie in the Sky (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pie in the Sky is a 1996 American romantic comedy film about a young man obsessed with traffic gridlock who falls in love with an avant-garde dancer.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, obsession, traffic jam, spider, superhero, nudity (full frontal - brief), natural disaster, beer, kick-butt women, finnish, dolphins, virginity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: matchmaking, romance, family, jewish, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, workplace, eligible bachelor, thirtysomething life, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.3
 6K
Two Much (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: farce, greed, adaptation, twins, art, love triangle, switching roles, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, hidden identity, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, filmmaking, misfit, country, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, celebrity culture, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 29K
Arthur (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of ...
Style: funny, witty, clever, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: butler, alcoholic, screwball, culture clash, addiction, bittersweet, love, wedding, inheritance, class differences, heir, drunkenness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The MatchMaker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: feel good, touching, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: irish, love, romance, politics, culture clash, small town, small town life, dog, genealogy, matchmaker, foul language, election campaign ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 12K
I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: journalism, reporter, love story, whistleblower, opposites attract, romance, destiny, media, fall in love, love and romance, uncover truth, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 23K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, love and romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, factory worker, creativity, moral dilemma, social relations, romance, life philosophy, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, california, new jersey, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, sweet, melancholic, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, happy ending, couple relations, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 18K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: romantic, ridiculous, sexy, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, bachelor, greed, inheritance, romance, farce, fall in love, love, marriage, marriage proposal, race against time, death of grandfather ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, happy ending, mariachi, society, incident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, melancholic, intense, funny, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, obsession, love, character study, honest, love and romance, couples, self discovery, breakup, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, stylized, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, genetics, kick-butt women, brutality, wine, homeless, lone hero, unlikely friendships, loneliness, vengeance, gangsters, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, san francisco, california, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, royal family, women, eccentricity, manipulation, farce, cross dressing, rivalry, master and servant, fall in love, society ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 3K
The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, politics, disorder, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, congress, couples, campaign, misfit, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: job interview, love and romance, lifestyle, self discovery, male female relationship, new job, society, mentor, friendship, tennis player, beach, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try ...
Style: sexy, humorous, visually appealing, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, farce, dark hero, sexualized violence, adaptation, weapons, greed, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), relationships, loneliness, natural disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Kettle of Fish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jazz, lifestyle, unlikely couple, fall in love, friendship, artists and showbiz, romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 25K
I.Q. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, mechanic, mathematics, betrayal, happy ending, honest, family relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 5K
Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, sweet, splatter ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: politics, assassin, women, catastrophe, transformation, weapons, violence, technology, stereotypes, redemption, high school, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Smile Like Yours (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A comedy about a couple who cannot conceive a baby
Style: feel good, intense, melancholic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, infertility, women, secrets, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, workplace romance, wanting a baby, trying to get pregnant, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Continental Divide (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.
Style: sexy, clever, feel good, humorous, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wilderness, rocky mountains, romance, corruption, camping, life philosophy, family, gunfight, fantasy world, life & death, first contact, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 1K
Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, love and romance, showbiz, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, actress, tour guide, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%