Unlikely couple movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unlikely couple movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out romantic, realistic, humorous, sexy, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, love, happy ending, runaway, catastrophe and adaptation plots mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely couple: Pride & Prejudice (2005), The Proposal (2009), Life as We Know It (2010), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Beastly (2011), What Happens in Vegas (2008), Tangled (2010), Two Weeks Notice (2002), Romancing the Stone (1984).

List of unlikely couple movies

Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, captivating, witty, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: love, romance, prejudice, happy ending, opposites attract, aristocracy, fall in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, britain, united kingdom, london, europe
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 6.7
 325K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, initially antagonists, opposites attract, relationships, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, fake marriage, boss and employee, pretend relationship, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, new york, canada, usa, boston
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Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, romantic, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, adoption, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, love and romance, opposites attract, baby, parenthood, godparent, babies and infants, love story, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, hawaii, usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, opposites attract, initially antagonists, teenage life, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, teen romance, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, love and romance, love story, bet, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, battle of the sexes, wooing, couples, initially antagonists, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, hawaii, san francisco, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.5
 78K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, modern fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, teenage love, true love, love story, beast, high school, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, wedding, happy ending, couples, love and romance, newlyweds, initially antagonists, life turned upside down, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 446K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, romance, disney princess, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, unlikely couple, family, first love, young woman, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dedicated environmental lawyer Lucy Kelson goes to work for billionaire George Wade as part of a deal to preserve a community center. Indecisive and weak-willed George grows dependent on Lucy's guidance on everything from legal matters to ...
Style: romantic, light, funny, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, boss and employee, love story, workplace romance, looking for love, love, lawyer, women, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, london, san francisco, new jersey ...
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, jungle, unlikely couple, escapades, opposites attract, gem, map, romance, treasure, stranded, chase ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1984, 20th century
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
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 7.0
 229K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: feel good, sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, romance, forbidden love, coming of age, love and romance, love story, fall in love, unlikely couple, dancer, summer romance, dancer's life, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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Holiday in Handcuffs (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ne er-do-well thirty-something (Melissa Joan Hart) attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend (Mario Lopez) for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, christmas, fall in love, meet the parents, family, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, grownups, nothing goes right, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.3
 88K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 7.1
 18K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, forbidden love, supernatural romance, teenage life, teenage love, unlikely couple, interspecies romance, fall in love, popularity, high school life, newcomer, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, unlikely couple, impossible love, love story, supernatural romance, initially antagonists, psychic, waking up from a coma, opposites attract, coma, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 32K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, initially antagonists, love and romance, prejudice, romance, rich and poor, fall in love, pride and honor, love affair, couple relations, young woman, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: prejudice, romance, aristocracy, love and romance, wooing, looking for love, social differences, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1810s, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, opposites attract, unlikely couple, popular girl, teenage love, nerd, love and romance, fall in love, youth, adolescence, high school, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, london, usa
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 6.1
 164K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, sentimental, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, love story, opposites attract, love, fall in love, women, bridesmaid, unlikely couple, love and romance, wedding planner, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, usa, san francisco
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 6.6
 50K
French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, smuggling, vineyard, fear of flying, wine, love and romance, escapades, love story, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes, riviera ...
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 6.3
 10K
It Boy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice Lantins is 38, ambitious and so committed to her work that she neglects her personal life. In short, she is the ideal candidate for the next editor of the magazine Rebelle, or would be were it not for the fact that she appears to be stuck in ...
Style: feel good, romantic, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, love and romance, age difference, sex scene, fall in love, couple relations, student, relationship vs career, thirtysomething life, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, romance, love story, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, disorder, gigolo, male escort ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, new jersey
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Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, opposites attract, unlikely couple, superhuman powers, female detective, beauty and the beast, love and romance, fall in love, impossible love, couples, monster, ex soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Blood and Chocolate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young teenage werewolf is torn between honoring her family's secret and her love for a man.
Style: romantic, exciting, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, vampire human love, unlikely couple, interspecies romance, supernatural, forbidden love, fall in love, female werewolf, romance, lycanthropy, love and romance, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bucharest, romania, colorado, paris france
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Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, uplifting, semi serious, non-linear
Audience: date night, teen drama
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, age difference, love and romance, fall in love, psychologist, midlife crisis, older man younger woman relationship, teenage sexuality, male objectification, life turned upside down, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 213K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: romance, fall in love, love, happy ending, destiny, unlikely couple, hidden identity, online dating, bookstore, rivalry, platonic, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, san francisco
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The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He's misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous girl...
Style: humorous, romantic, semi serious, funny, witty ...
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, vineyard, love and romance, battle of the sexes, playing footsie, farmer, snobbism, romance, strange person, disorder, change of heart ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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 6.6
 125K
Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving ...
Style: epic, scenic, emotional, colourful, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, journey, wilderness, world war two, culture clash, prejudice, romance, fall in love, inheritance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1942, 50s ...
Place: australia, japan, england, hawaii, shanghai ...
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 6.5
 54K
Casanova (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, factual, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: casanova, womanizer, unlikely couple, romance, beefcake, love, happy ending, adventure, runaway, farce, duchess, love story ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 50s
Place: venice, italy, rome italy, europe, vatican
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Sorry if I Love You (2008)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scusa ma ti chiamo amore is a 2008 Italian film starring Raoul Bova and Michela Quattrociocche. Alex Belli (Bova) is a 37 year old advertising executive whose fiancée Elena has just left him, and who is having difficulty at work trying to think of ...
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: age difference, love and romance, unlikely couple, youth, sex with a minor, couples, teenage sexuality, couple relations, teenager, teenage life, friendship between teens, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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