Movies like Boy Meets Girl 1998

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Boy Meets Girl (1998)
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Boy Meets Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Toronto's Little Italy, Boy Meets Girl stars Sean Astin as Mike, a cynical writer who pens copy for a romance magazine, and Emily Hampshire as Angelina, who has just arrived in Canada from Italy to marry a man she unfortunately doesn't care for. Mike's next door neighbor is an eccentric wallpaper hanger who writes poetry in his spare time. Somehow, one of the paperer's love verses ends up in Angelina's hands and she's convinced Mike wrote it -- and suddenly love is in the air and romance is sparked between them.
Plot: teenager, writers, restaurant, neighbor, best friend, valentine's day, couples, waitress, poem, groom, italian woman, wallpaper
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Boy Meets Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, love, friendship, fall in love and writers mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Boy Meets Girl: What Love Is (2007), Unleashed (2016), In the Weeds (2000), 'Til There Was You (1997), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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What Love Is (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day and Tomhas big plans. He's about to get engaged and has a surprise party planned to share the good news with friends. But things take a turn for the worse. Tom returns home only to discover his girlfriend has ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: valentine's day, fall in love, battle of the sexes, looking for love, friendship, sexual relations, buddies, gender, lifestyle, best friends, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.4
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Unleashed (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a cosmic event turns Emma's dog and cat into two perfect guys, Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, hilariously works out her trust issues, and ultimately learns to love herself.
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: dog, cat, transformation, astrology, adventure, romance, body transformation, male female relationship, dating, love story, turned into an animal, lifestyle change ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.0
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In the Weeds (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's Martha's first night as a waitress in an upscale New York restaurant. Veteran Chloe shows her the ropes and introduces her to the lives of the restaurant staff. Adam, a hopeful playwright, suffers for his art while dealing with a very ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: waitress, restaurant, looking for love, workplace, lifestyle, relationship vs career, workplace situations, workplace romance, romance, couples, food, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, romance, best friend, neighbor, stereotypes, dating, support group, single parent, opposites attract, parent child relationship, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, movie star, daydreamer, writers, imagination, love story, magic realism, real world, couples, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, fish out of water ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, teenager, high school, switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, soul transference, gender bending, battle of the sexes, romance, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Valentine Carol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ally Sims is a cynical, superficial, radio talk show hostess in Seattle who doesn't know the meaning of love despite the fact that she gives love advice over the airwaves, and has a loyal fiancée, named Matt, who is tolerant of her busy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, light, touching ...
Plot: valentine's day, supernatural, ghost, looking for love, true love, love and romance, workplace situations, hopes, time travel, lifetime, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Status Update (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, high school, wish come true, friendship, divorced parents, new student, social media, society, ice hockey, fantasy becomes reality, relationships, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hyper-repressed and schlubby accountant (Jonas Chernick) strikes a deal with a worldly but disorganized stripper (Emily Hampshire): he'll help her with her crushing debt if she helps him become a better lover. Sharp direction by the versatile ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, sex comedy, light ...
Plot: sex scene, sexual awakening, stripper, oral sex, strip club, exotic dancer, accountant, looking for sex, couples, coitus, female orgasm, sex club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
No Love in the City (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Russia, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three Russian friends work in New York, party hard and chase women. It's great times until they get cursed by a drunken Russian night club owner, who turns out to be Saint Valentine. St. Valentine's curse is simple - the guys lose all ...
Style: feel good, thought provoking, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: curse, cure, love, male female relationship, looking for love, sex, best friends, friends, family relations, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Love on the Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love, best friend, love triangle, fall in love, couples, romance, cons and scams, party, writers, best man, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 9K
Teen Witch (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: witch, teenager, supernatural, sexy teenager, teenage love, love, magic, hip hop, american football, cheerleader, teenage witch, rap ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 700
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sex comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, love, young lovers, battle of the sexes, fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, buddies, youth, looking for love, wooing, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Woman on Top (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, "Woman on Top" is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. Meet Isabella, a sultry enchantress born with the special gift of melting the palates and hearts of men everywhere. ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: cooking and food, romance, food, tv show, cooking, breakup, couples, starting over, magic, love, female protagonist, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, san francisco, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
One Hell of a Guy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Devil's favourite demon, Nick (Rob Lowe), is sent to corrupt the soul of Cassie Springer (Alexandra Powers), the last thing he expected was to fall in love. But Cassie's purity was enough to save the town of Fairfield from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, couples, disorder, supernatural romance, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, supernatural, romance, strong female character, aging, coffee shop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, large family, family relations, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, couples, family gatherings, couple relations, happiness, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, year 1946
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Date with an Angel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: teenager, romance, death, hospital, angel, first contact, writers, greed, happy ending, violence, island, justice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.4
 57K
Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: luck, fall in love, destiny, love story, romance, masquerade, shopping, love and romance, bad luck, teenager, nothing goes right, life turned upside down ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
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Slash (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Freshman Neil's Vanguard stories are all he cares about...until he meets the older Julia, who pushes him to put his own fan fic online. When the website's moderator takes a special interest in Neil's work, it opens up a whole new ...
Style: lgbt cinema, sex comedy, humorous, sexy, gay cinema ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, high school student, gay, teenager, gay interest, seductive, coming of age, sexual orientation, sexuality, sex scene, gay subtext, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: philosophical, clever, funny, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: alternate reality, atheism, distopia, misfit, rags to riches, love and romance, society, satire, truth, love triangle, alone in the world, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 7K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, dog, neighbor, happy ending, justice, love story, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 53K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: werewolf, high school, teenager, coming of age, school, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, unlikely friendships, happy ending, basketball ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Cross My Heart (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: unemployment, wooing, looking for love, comedy of errors, friendship, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, romance, couples, friends, house ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 13K
Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, ghost, older woman younger man relationship, death, heaven, romance, destiny, life & death, dysfunctional family, resurrection, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 1K
Long Weekend (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bart's chance encounter with the enigmatic Vienna leads to a whirlwind weekend together. The two fall fast and hard, but both carry secrets that could be their undoing or the chance for a fresh start.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: male female relationship, couples, couple relations, love story, workplace, family problems, nervous breakdown, romantic friendship, love interest, writer's life, romantic relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, womanizer, romance, ghost, true love, wedding, lovers reunited, love story, lifestyle change, supernatural, introspection, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, ...
Style: suspense, humorous, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: time loop, time travel, existentialism, student, love, dog, supernatural, coming of age, repeated scene, friendship, teenage protagonist, trapped ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
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Lovesick (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forget about accountants who want to fly, professors whose brains are being zapped by aliens and bored housewives passing the time. The one all-consuming problem Manhattan psychiatrist Saul Benjamin has is himself! Saul (Dudley Moore) and Chloe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: mental disorder, ghost, power relations, couples, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love triangle, doctors and patients, fall in love, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 533
Love and Mary (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mary is a sophisticated pastry chef who's struggling to keep the doors of her bakery open. Facing eviction, she decides to return back home with her fiancé, Brent, to collect a sizable engagement gift from her eccentric Texan family. But, when ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, twins, romance, hidden identity, couples, cons and scams, comedy of errors, chef, disorder, eviction, store, fiancee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%