Movies like Calendar Girls

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Calendar Girls (2003)
 6.9
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Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, charity, leukemia, calendar, elderly, aging, best friends, friends, human spirit, village life, hopes, money raising, physical appearance, self esteem, overnight success, dealing with death, dignity, drugs/alcohol, treatment, golden years, rising to stardom, social relations, model, village, media circus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Calendar Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship, dialogue, drinking, mentor, storytelling, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Calendar Girls: Driving Lessons (2006), Quartet (2012), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), St. Vincent (2014), The Bucket List (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, actor's life, friendship, actress, letter, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 18K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, retired, opera, aging, retirement home, reconciliation, rehearsal, concert, musician, retirement home life, music, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, village, rivalry, immigrants, cooking, family, hopes, interracial relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, paris france, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 89K
St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, neighbor, youth, family relations, parents and children, coming of age, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.4
 212K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, elderly, follow your dream, journey, friendship, human spirit, golden years, adventure, dying, mechanic, philosophy, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, taj mahal, usa, africa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hotel, aging, society, elderly, friendship, social relations, elderly lovers, golden years, disorder, retirement home, indians, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, hotel, loneliness, aging, marital problem, golden years, retirement home, self discovery, personal growth, choice, introspection, goodhearted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, lesbian, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 8K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, basketball, coma, self discovery, artist, confession, birthday, teenage life, friends, troublemaker, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 11K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, hairdresser, culture clash, self discovery, opposites attract, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, romance, love and romance, teachers and students, cinderella story ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, couples, feminism, gender, gays and lesbians, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, tucson arizona, san diego california, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, love and romance, couple relations, suburban life, couples, starting over, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, on the road, bus, van, estrangement, reunion, parents and children, dealing with death, family relations, family gatherings, separated, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 92K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unemployment, suicide attempt, working class, friendship, homosexual, rehearsal, audition, police, striptease, gay relationship, repossession, male stripper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Calendar Girl (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, chase, friendship, on the road, beach, marijuana, tattoo, calendar, summer, party, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, misfit, social differences, friends, golden years, disorder, playing piano, corrupt police, middle class, flashback, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, memory, poetry, aging, love and romance, golden years, writer's life, friends, couple relations, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.6
 121K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, exciting ...
Plot: elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, male friendship, golden years, disorder, old friend, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 17K
Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, inspirational, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: transvestism, small town, factory, cabaret, fashion, gender bending, bankruptcy, family business, musical number, fashion show, shoemaker, boots ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, milan italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Last Thing... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best ...
Style: tragicomedy, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: last wish, model, fainting, terminal illness, protective parent, initially antagonists, teenage love, media circus, charity, urban, concierge, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, romance, culture clash, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, cons and scams, misfit, society, friendship, map, village life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 12K
Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, aging, abortion, loss of friend, surgery, roommate, dirty old man, beach, bar, art, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, americana, social relations, youth, social differences, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, small town, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 26K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, jealousy, friendship, desperation, lawyer, therapist, red wine, unrequited love, cooking, garden, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 7K
Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, small town, cancer, rivalry, model, hairdresser, working class, workplace, workplace situations, hopes, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, helsinki finland, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 18K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, friendship, fish out of water, millionaire, rabbit, disorder, negotiation, friends, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, friendship, teenager, cancer, teenage life, high school life, best friends, youth, family relations, high school student, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: adoption, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, working class, eccentric family, transplant, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, usa, new york, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 12K
With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, ambition, human nature, youth, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: massachusetts, campus, usa, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%