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, valentine's day, writers, restaurant, best friend, couples, waitress, groom, italian woman, neighbor, poem, 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, fall in love, destiny, love and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Boy Meets Girl: What Love Is (2007), Unleashed (2016), In the Weeds (2000), Status Update (2018), 'Til There Was You (1997). 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: humorous, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, looking for love, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, wooing, infidelity, gender, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
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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
Plot: dog, astrology, cat, transformation, adventure, romance, jousting, male nudity
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90%
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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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waitress, lifestyle, workplace, looking for love, workplace romance, couples, romance, relationship vs career, workplace situations, cooking and food, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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
Plot: teenager, high school, wish come true, divorced parents, friendship, social media, mobile phone, society, cell phone, ice hockey, hockey, new student ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, gender bending, battle of the sexes, high school, school, soul transference, popularity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
'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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, childhood friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: movie star, romance, daydreamer, film within a film, fall in love, couples, life turned upside down, real world, unlikely couple, fish out of water, disorder, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, realistic, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: accountant, looking for sex, stripper, sexual awakening, couples, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, win over, masseuse, power relations, threesome, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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70%
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, romantic, touching ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, looking for love, love and romance, true love, radio show, workplace situations, hopes, valentine's day, time travel, wedding, singleness ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: sexy, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, sex comedy, humorous
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, teenager, sexuality, sexual orientation, seductive, gay interest, father son relationship, teen angst, sex scene, gay subtext, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life.
Style: sex comedy, teen sex comedy, humorous, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, ghost, summer camp, porn star, virgin, loss of virginity, virginity, death, nerd, makeover, supernatural power, bikini ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
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58%
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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, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, love triangle, fall in love, romance, couples, cons and scams, writers, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, surfing, young lovers, battle of the sexes, fall in love, friendship, buddies, introspection, looking for love, wooing, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, diner, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, romance, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, family relations, family, parents and children, large family, couples, nothing goes right, couple relations, family gatherings, happiness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1946
Place: usa, pittsburgh, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, rescue, misfit, supernatural, disorder, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: disorder, couples, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, supernatural, fall in love, supernatural romance, reincarnation, aging, strong female character, strong female lead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: alternate reality, misfit, love and romance, society, rags to riches, dishonesty, love triangle, disorder, pretense, farce, atheism, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, opposites attract, buddies, love and romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mannequin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chase, lovers on the run, reincarnation, down on your luck, mannequin, department store, romance, teenager, gays and lesbians, ghost, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, wooing, looking for love, friendship, couples, friends, romance, waitress ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, werewolf, high school, school, teenager, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, surfing, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 10K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, tv show, romance, breakup, couples, starting over, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, sexual content, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, brazil, usa, latin america, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.4
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Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, kiss, luck, bad luck, masquerade, nothing goes right, destiny, life turned upside down, love and romance, romance, love story, superstition ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
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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: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 80K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, manners, love and romance, dating, couples, supernatural romance, disorder, gentleman, fall in love, supernatural, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love, lovers reunited, true love, ghost, introspection, love and romance, lifestyle, male chauvinism, supernatural, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, fall in love, obsession, power relations, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, doctors and patients, love triangle, mental illness, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, ghost, love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, wedding, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 70K
Splash (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, fish out of water, fall in love, rescue, romance, scientist, impossible love, couples, disorder, longing, transformation, cinderella story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%