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List of the best movies like Man Up (2015): About Time, A United Kingdom, Bridget Jones's Baby, Ruby Sparks, Larry Crowne, The Longest Week, Far from the Madding Crowd, Jenny's Wedding, Red Nose Day Actually, TiMER.

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Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness
PlaceEngland, Party, London, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Kind, Sad ones, To cry

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Japan
Duration02:19
CharactersGay, Pregnant, Lawyers, Billionaires, Parents
PlotWedding, Loneliness, Love triangle, Jealousy, Birthday
PlaceLondon
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Jane Austen Novels

Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Writers, Psychiatrists
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Success, Fate
PlaceParty
StyleRomantic, Cute, Deep Meaning, Smart, Fancy

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38
CharactersTeachers, Good people
PlotLove
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Inspirational

When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
PlotLove, Money, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceTrains, Hotels, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute

Left broke and homeless by his wealthy parents' divorce, a young man moves in with an old friend and finally meets the woman of his dreams -- only to discover she's already dating his friend.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Horses, Soldier
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Passion, Relationship
PlaceForest, England
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleRomantic, By books, Jane Austen Novels, Serious

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gods, Firefighters, Sisters
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Wedding, Money
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels
TimeWinter
StyleRomantic, Light, Touching

Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the prospect of a surprise daughter-in-law, they face a difficult choice: either adapt with the times or risk being left behind.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, short
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersSisters
PlotTechnology, Loneliness, Date, True love, Fate
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Fancy

In this comedic fantasy, science has facilitated the search for a soul mate via biotechnological implants that count down to the moment one is supposed to meet his or her match. But Oona is worried: She's nearly 30, and her TiMER isn't ticking yet. Will her dream guy get snatched up by someone else?

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Japan, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersFriends
PlotPassion, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora -- until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Gay, Hippies, Single mothers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceEngland, London
StyleCute, Soulful, Touching

Set during a long, hot summer on the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London, three teenagers edge towards adulthood.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:30
CharactersStrong women, Terminally ill, Old man
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Arthur is a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship
PlaceParty, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Fancy

It's New York City in 1981, and various twentysomethings are converging on a New Year's Eve party.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersCooks, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, True love
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Fascinating

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie resists Johnny's charms initially, she eventually relents when her best friend, Tim, persuades her to give Johnny a chance.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersWitch, Teens, Losers, Wizards, Reporters
PlotLove, Magic, Loneliness, True love
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Touching

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, France, Netherlands
Duration01:52
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Friendship, Intrigue
PlaceEngland, London, Mansions
Time18th century
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Jane Austen Novels

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotTravel, Friendship
PlaceEngland, Greece
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Smart, Touching

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, France, United Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:31
CharactersWriters, Psychologists, Friends, Actors
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceIndia
StyleRomantic, Fancy, Touching

Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional journey which will make him confront his future and his past mistakes.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, South Africa, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Vital signs, Touching

Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any happier. So Hector decides to break out of his deluded and routine driven life. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Relationship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Blonde girls, Fathers
PlotLove, Dancing, Martial Arts, Wedding, Obsession
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute

Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin Fitzgerald) or will he finally admit he's in love with his best friend Carla (Katherine Waterston) who is in an unfulfilling relationship with a political strategist(Gaby Hoffman). Manhattan Romance is a funny insightful look at contemporary life in Manhattan. It explores new age ideas and open relationship as well as true friendship and connection.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, France
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, England, Beach, London
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Makes me think

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersSisters
PlotWedding, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute

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 the groom's best man. Determined to show everyone -- most of all Jeffrey -- that her romantic life is as full and thrilling as ever, Kat hires a charming male escort as her date.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersThieves
PlotFriendship, Political, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceEngland, Party
StyleRomantic, Smart

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 apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Musicians, Models, Hippies, Lawyers
PlotLove, Dancing, Adventure, Passion, Cars
PlaceBeach, USA
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Snow, True love, Tango
PlaceParty
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute

Family friends Sam and Kat spend every Christmas Eve at the Children's Table. They grow up together, sharing the highs and lows of young adulthood. And at thirty, Sam realizes that Kat is the one...but he's afraid that the past will get in the way.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Love triangle, Mystery, Funeral
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Inspirational, Touching

Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz doesn't seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz's defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it'll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.





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