Movies like Calendar Girls

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Calendar Girls
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, aging, cancer, pornography, hospital, drugs/alcohol, women, british, wine, small town, death, friends, village, unlikely friendships, best friends, beautiful scenery, leukemia, calendar, golden years, courage, idealism, culture clash, nudity (topless - notable), dealing with death, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, northern england, yorkshire, europe
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3 Idiots
Comedy, Drama
India
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Educating Rita
Comedy, Drama
UK
110 min.
 7.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about destiny, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, storytelling and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Calendar Girls: Driving Lessons (2006), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Quartet (2012), Educating Rita (1983), The Brothers (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Driving Lessons
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, road trip, cancer, divorce, mentor, coming-of-age, religion, poetry, actor's life, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland
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The Hundred-Foot Journey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, India
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, semi serious, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: culture clash, family, cooking, restaurant, food, prejudice, french, wine, immigrants, indians, hotel, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, india, england, london, mumbai india ...
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, culture clash, village, village life, comedy of errors, british, fish out of water, wartime, dishonesty, period piece, social relations, countryside ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales, london, ireland ...
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System:   81%
    User:   82%
 
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Quartet
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: opera, music, aging, friendship, retirement home, hip hop, golden years, classical music, retirement home life, retired, concert, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Educating Rita
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, talky, touching, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, culture clash, literature, college, opposites attract, mentor, depression, character study, self discovery, relationships, loneliness, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
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The Brothers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, relationships, hip hop, couple relations, stereotypes, women, twentysomething life, unlikely friendships, dialogue, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Banger Sisters
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family, on the road, self discovery, couple relations, high school, midlife crisis, women, unlikely friendships, rock star, tattoo, groupie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, phoenix arizona
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System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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Stepmom
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: terminal illness, divorce, cancer, friendship, children, family, urban, parents and children, family drama, women, catastrophe, custody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   50%
 
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Last Vegas
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, semi serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, aging, casino, elderly, farce, buddies, unlikely friendships, drinking, midlife crisis, mentor, childhood, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
The Four Seasons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, human nature, unlikely friendships, relationships, marriage, couple relations, dialogue, mentor, romance, wilderness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
A Long Way Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four lost souls decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When they meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family.
Style: dark humor, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, suicide attempt, suicide, relationships, cancer, new year, depression, british, hospital, urban, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
Boys on the Side
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, emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, aids, pregnancy, lesbian, road trip, love, friends, on the road, drinking, women, best friends, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, pittsburgh, pakistan, tucson arizona, san diego california ...
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    User:   55%
 
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The Full Monty
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, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, british, male nudity, disco, buddies, suicide attempt, happy ending, small town, underdog, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, northern england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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Kinky Boots
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, cross dressing, working class, factory, british, destiny, gay, transvestism, cabaret, fish out of water, fashion, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
Anywhere But Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, teenager, friendship, family drama, relationships, hopes, hollywood, women, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 7.1
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The Intern
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, sweet, light, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace situations, mentor, workplace, unlikely friendships, elderly, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, family, loneliness, intern, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
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System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Shirley Valentine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, culture clash, friendship, innocence lost, british, women, self discovery, life philosophy, dreams, life, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, greece, europe, northern england, liverpool ...
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Mystic Pizza
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: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
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Roommates
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: golden years, cancer, starting over, mentor, family, human nature, friendship, hospital, relationships, elderly, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Critical Care
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, doctors, fighting the system, death, dysfunctional family, rebellion, adaptation, family drama, life & death, power relations, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
The Jane Austen Book Club
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: clever, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, book, romance, literature, infidelity, teacher, jane austen, lesbian, drugs/alcohol, divorce, marriage, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Real Women Have Curves
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, rebellion, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, virginity, high school, parents and children, women, stereotypes, family, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, latin america
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System:   38%
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Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, obsession, pregnancy, small town, underdog, screwball, blind ambition, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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System:   38%
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A Simple Twist of Fate
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, redemption, self discovery, teacher, single father, parents and children, adaptation, literature, childhood, mentor, small town, custody ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 19th century ...
Place: usa, virginia, kindergarten, washington d.c.
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
Cemetery Junction
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: clever, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, working class, friends, buddies, british, salesman, unlikely friendships, runaway, mentor, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
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The Best Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, infidelity, couple relations, stereotypes, dialogue, adaptation, love and romance, unlikely friendships, relationships, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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Jeffrey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, romance, friendship, fall in love, homosexuality, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 

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