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List of the best movies like Take This Waltz (2011): Your Sister's Sister, Broken English, A Spot of Bother, The Artist, Dorfman in Love, Brown Sugar, Terri, Moonstruck, Starbuck, Chinese Puzzle.

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersLesbians, Friends, Hunters
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Love triangle, Vacation, Mystery
PlaceIslands, Mexico, USA
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Soulful

Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

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: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
PlotPassion, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Smart, Touching

Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Actors, Stars
PlotLove, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Oscars, Smart

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLosers, Artists
PlotLove triangle
PlaceOffice, Los Angeles
StyleTouching

Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersFriends
PlotPassion, Wedding, Music, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both discovered hip-hop for the first time. Now that they're back together, they should be perfect for each other, except that Dre's about to marry lawyer Reese and Sidney claims not to be interested in Dre romantically. Meanwhile, Dre is growing increasingly restless with his company's focus on profit over artistry, which leads to signing the gimmicky duo Ren and Ten while ignoring the talented Chris

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers, Mice
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Bulimia
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Cute, Soulful, Smart, Makes me think

Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersFamily
PlotPassion, Wedding, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:49
CharactersFriends
PlotSoccer, Growing up, Debts
PlaceCanada
StyleTwisted plot, Makes me think, Touching

Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Martin Petit and Ken Scott. The main character David Wozniak is a perpetual adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children. David, a deliveryman for a butcher shop, is being pursued by thugs because he owes them money. Next, he is advised that more than 100 of his offspring are trying to force the fertility clinic to reveal the true identity of "Starbuck", the pseudonym he used when donating sperm. In addition, his girlfriend Valérie is pregnant with his child but doesn't feel that he is mature enough to be a father. The film's title refers to a Canadian Holstein bull who produced hundreds of thousands of progeny by artificial insemination in the 1980s and 1990s.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Spain
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends, Parents
PlotLove, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:24
PlotPassion, Wedding, Fate
PlaceHotels, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Smart, Fancy

Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to the present.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:44
CharactersTeens, Alcoholics, Photographers
PlotTravel, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceCollege
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. After Jane's ex-boyfriend arrives to help her recover from a car accident, Jones begins to understand just how much he cares for her.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersCinderella, Partners
PlotDancing, Rivalry
PlaceAustralia
StyleRomantic, Cute, Soulful, Touching

Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Single mothers
PlotPassion, Friendship, Divorce
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Smart

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersLosers
PlotLove triangle
PlaceSmall cities
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Smart, Fancy

Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration01:48
PlotAdventure, Wedding, Friendship
PlaceIndia, Hotels, Asia
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, To cry, Cute, Touching

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:44
CharactersArchitects
PlotWedding, Friendship
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Smart, Touching

Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.

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: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersScammers, Friends
PlotPassion, Money, Friendship, Love triangle, Seduction
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

In his funky California beach enclave, Chip's the go-to guy for personal insights. But he isn't quite as enlightened when it comes to his own baggage.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they struggle through a succession of break-ups and reunions as they try to work things out.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Family, Writers, Parents
PlotLove, Life, First love, Depression, Family life
StyleTwisted plot, Cute, Touching, Heartbreaking

An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWidows
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Smart, Makes me think, Touching

A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFriends, Losers, Brothers, Good people
PlotLove, Loneliness, Success, Fate, Everyday life
StyleTwisted plot, Cute, Fancy, Makes me think, Touching

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
Duration01:51
CharactersTeachers, Artists, Writers, Artists
PlotLove, Art, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:59
CharactersPhotographers
PlotLove, Boxing, Motorcycles, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceSpain
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Touching, Serious

Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBusinessmen, Billionaires, Hermits, Actors, Drivers
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleCute, Touching

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes' behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotLove, Travel, Love triangle, Vacation, Fate
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians, Artists, Photographers, Girlfriends, Artists
PlotLove, Time travel, Treason, Passion, Friendship
PlaceSpain
StyleTo cry, Philosophical

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:31
CharactersAutistic, Disabled people
PlotLove, Wedding, Loneliness, Love triangle, True love
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersArtists
PlotPassion, Music, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleSoulful, Smart, Touching, Serious

The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.





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