Movies like Butterflies Are Free

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Butterflies Are Free (1972)
 7.2
 4K
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker (Edward Albert) moves away from his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart, who won an Oscar). After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Don meets kooky neighbor Jill Tanner (Goldie Hawn). Don's quick wit and good looks disarm the free-spirited Jill, and before long they're more than just friends. Will Mrs. Baker's incessant meddling destroy Don and Jill's budding relationship?
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sentimental, melancholic, emotional, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: blindness, fall in love, neighbor, disability, romance, couple relations, opposites attract, family relations, parents and children, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, falling in love, coming of age, overprotective mother, love story, happy ending, mother son relationship, love and romance, couples, free spirit, gay, drinking, christmas, sex, party ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, humorous and sweet films with plots about life philosophy, romance, mentor, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash and dialogue mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Butterflies Are Free: Cactus Flower (1969), The Other Sister (1999), Music from Another Room (1998), The Goodbye Girl (1977), Mermaids (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, fall in love, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, looking for love, society, love and romance, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, wedding, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, self discovery, opposites attract, showbiz, romance, couples, dumped, uninvited guest, family relations, initially antagonists, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.7
 28K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, single parent, romance, couple relations, fall in love, eccentric family, generation gap, parents and children, love and romance, kennedy assassination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, new england, dallas texas, texas, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 7K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, teenage love, friendship, contests and competitions, youth, romance, parents and children, teenage life, skating, ambition, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 47K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 19K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, transplant, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, coincidence, couples, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, love and romance, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, couple relations, self discovery, romance, friendship, family life, couples, parents and children, wedding, suburbs, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, verbal byplay, fall in love, conspiracy, sister sister relationship, sisters, husband wife relationship, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, opposites attract, introspection, looking for love, comedy of errors, friendship, family relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, thirtysomething life, eligible bachelor, workplace, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, looking for love, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 17K
Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, fall in love, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, depression, romance, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 22K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, hidden identity, social relations, cons and scams, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: age difference, opposites attract, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, golden years, love and romance, unlikely relationship, up and down relationship, aging, birthday, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, caribbean, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flying, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 50K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: family life, love and romance, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, yacht, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family life, introspection, romance, hopes, siblings relations, love and romance, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, new york, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 24K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, makeover, professor, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, venice, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, architect, adultery, infidelity, sex, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, photographer, coming of age, teenage love, young lovers, fall in love, teenage life, nightclub, photograph, singer, sex, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, crimes, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love affair, love triangle, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 42K
Shall We Dance (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couple relations, dancer's life, friendship, teachers and students, follow your dream, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, hopes, couples, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 2K
Best Friends (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different ...
Style: captivating, humorous, suspense, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, wedding, writing, friendship, romance, love and romance, nothing goes right, love affair, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, fall in love, romance, couple relations, family gatherings, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, brother brother relationship, wedding, newspaper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Competition (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, romance, music, love and romance, fall in love, musician's life, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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