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, sexy, humorous, light and sweet films and TV shows about / with love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, couples, fall in love, dialogue, catastrophe, love story, destiny and runaway plots mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely couple: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Proposal (2009), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Beastly (2011), What Happens in Vegas (2008), Pride and Prejudice (1995), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Dirty Dancing (1987), Life as We Know It (2010), Romancing the Stone (1984).

List of unlikely couple movies

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, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, fall in love, teenage life, teenager, love and romance, teenage love, youth, romance, high school life, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 286K
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: feel good, romantic, light, witty, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, initially antagonists, happy ending, boss and employee, couple relations, love story, employer employee relationship, fake marriage, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
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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, witty, captivating, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, jane austen, love and romance, happy ending, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, social differences, wooing, countryside, rich and poor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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 5.6
 74K
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: fairy tale, romantic, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, youth, teenage love, self discovery, true love, fall in love, love and romance, popularity ...
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, feel good, sweet, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, romance, life turned upside down, fall in love, party, initially antagonists, couples, wedding, casino, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
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: stylized, witty, romantic, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, looking for love, prejudice, aristocracy, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, wooing, social differences ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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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, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bet, unlikely couple, couple relations, love, love and romance, fall in love, wooing, love story, battle of the sexes, initially antagonists, journalist, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
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 7.0
 193K
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: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, dancer's life, unlikely couple, resort, romance, dancer, youth, love and romance, teenage love, fall in love, music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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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, funny, romantic, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, parenthood, orphan, unlikely couple, romance, adoption, initially antagonists, godparent, lifestyle change, life turned upside down, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
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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: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, unlikely couple, adventure, treasure hunt, opposites attract, escapades, map, gem, danger, stranded, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, central america, new york
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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, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: age difference, unlikely couple, love and romance, youth, teenage sexuality, sex with a minor, couples, teenager, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, couple relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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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, sweet, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, fall in love, workplace romance, looking for love, love and romance, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, opposites attract, rivalry, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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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, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, male escort, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
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 6.4
 9K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: love and romance, love affair, unlikely couple, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, thirtysomething life, relationship vs career, student, promotion, fall in love, workplace situations, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 391K
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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, adventure, horse, unlikely couple, family, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen, king ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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 7.3
 79K
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: touching, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, power of love, romance, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love, society, family secret, unlikely couple, estate, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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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, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: ghost, psychic, unlikely couple, supernatural romance, impossible love, opposites attract, workaholic, initially antagonists, afterlife, coma, romance, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: romantic, not serious, light, talky, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, hotshot lawyer, opposites attract, unlikely couple, divorce lawyer, romance, lawyer, love and romance, screwball, verbal byplay, couples, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
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 6.6
 46K
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, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, canada, toronto ontario canada ...
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 6.6
 187K
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, sentimental, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, happy ending, romance, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love, destiny, boyfriend, platonic, online dating, rivalry, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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 6.6
 117K
Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, emotional, captivating, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: social differences, adventure, unlikely couple, wilderness, cattle drive, fall in love, inheritance, world war two, ranch, racist, prejudice, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: australia, england, shanghai china, japan, pearl harbor ...
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 7.8
 224K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, young people, supernatural, small town life, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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 8.6
 29K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
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: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, initially antagonists, prejudice, rich and poor, love affair, pride and honor, romance, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
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Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: touching, captivating, suspenseful, fairy tale, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, opposites attract, female detective, love and romance, superhuman powers, unlikely couple, heroes, couples, fall in love, impossible love, experiment, monster ...
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, gothic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, unlikely couple, forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, supernatural ability, transformation, romance, supernatural, interspecies romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chocolate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, paris france, colorado, bucharest ...
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 6.1
 150K
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: feel good, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, romance, wedding planner, unlikely couple, love and romance, boss and employee, love triangle, love story, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
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The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, romantic, colourful, atmospheric, sweet ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, rain, chance meeting, unlikely couple, love and romance, grownups, shyness, age difference, coming of age, teen romance, chocolate, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 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, feel good, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, meet the parents, christmas, kidnapping, love and romance, family, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, non-linear, uplifting
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, psychologist, midlife crisis, male objectification, dealing with death, translator, journal, alarm clock, male in bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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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, semi serious, witty, romantic, funny ...
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, battle of the sexes, playing footsie, snobbism, romance, change of heart, disorder, vineyard, strange person, basketball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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