Movies like Chance of a Lifetime 1991

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Chance of a Lifetime (1991)
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Chance of a Lifetime (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since the death of her husband 10 years ago, Evelyn has been working hard for her company, but had no private life. Now her doctor shocks her with the news that she may live only another 6 months. Spontanely she follows a TV ad and sets out for vacation in Mexico. There she meets widower Lloyd and they fall in love, go bungee jumping... until she gets another diagnosis from her doctor.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly lovers, romance, love and romance, elderly, couples, terminal illness, golden years, misdiagnosed, businesswoman, resort, flirting, senior citizen, widow, elderly couple, remorse, gold digger, widower, luxury hotel, diagnosis, dancing couple, mother son relationship
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, usa, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and golden years mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Chance of a Lifetime: I'll See You in My Dreams (2015), Elsa & Fred (2005), Lovely, Still (2008), Elsa & Fred (2014), Same Love, Same Rain (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, widow, romance, dating, aging, love, life, love and romance, love triangle, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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100%
 7.6
 3K
Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, starting over, opposites attract, elderly, fall in love, couples, romance, golden years, self fulfillment, aging, dying woman, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 3K
Elsa & Fred (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aged, embittered widower, Fred learns to enjoy life thanks to his elderly yet vibrant neighbor, Elsa. Upon learning Elsa is terminally ill, Fred takes her to the Fontana di Trevi in Rome in order to reenact her favorite scene from ‘La Dolce ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, widower, fall in love, love and romance, elderly, couples, aging, family relations, terminal illness, retirement, neighbor, compulsive liar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, new orleans, china, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Same Love, Same Rain (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jorge is a writer for a left-leaning Buenos Aires magazine that's at odds with the country's military dictatorship. He meets lovely and intelligent actress Laura and begins an on-and-off romance that will continue for the next two decades. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, older man younger woman marriage, crush, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), wig ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
49%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, fall in love, unlikely couple, terminal illness, romance, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 309
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, fall in love, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, cancer, illness, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, tense, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, parents and children, love and romance, romance, wooing, dishonesty, family relations, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 12K
And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, opposites attract, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wild About Harry (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, starting over, romance, hopes, couple relations, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, couples, politician, cooking, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 812
Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: touching, sentimental, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, romance, love affair, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, first date, brother sister relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 42K
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mayor, christmas, friendship, love triangle, profanity, bittersweet, rescue, friends, couples, buddies, separated, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ginger in the Morning (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced Santa Fe architect is surprised to find himself falling in love with a free-spirited young hitchhiker.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, couples, on the road, uninvited guest, romance, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, youth, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Afula Express (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David is a garage electrician, who dreamt all of his life of becoming a magician, but had no luck in it. His girlfriend Batya wants an ordinary life, but David is still looking for his dream, so he links up with Romanian immigrant Shimon, who is an ...
Style: touching, offbeat, sentimental, uplifting, witty ...
Plot: couples, romance, couple relations, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, failed attempt, wizards and magicians, magician, magic, cashier
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, dying, couple relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 1K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, looking for love, couples, infidelity, romance, love affair, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, sexual relations, dancer's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 309
Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, friendship, couples, artists and showbiz, breakup, friends, family relations, divorced couple, song ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lust for Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Winning your childhood sweetheart can create more problems than it solves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, best friends, couples, wooing, miraculous event, romance, friends, women
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 443
Autumn Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith. She places an ad in a personals column and meets Raul, a ...
Style: touching, sexy, sexual, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, love affair, religions or cults, couples, forbidden love, midlife crisis, middle age romance, street life, male female relationship, impersonation ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, boston, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, mumblecore
Plot: bar, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, looking for love, lifestyle, dating, date, first date, hipster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 372
Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, touching, sentimental, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family relations, looking for love, family problems, family life, homecoming, follow your dream, love and romance, college, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: sexual content, hopes, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, elderly lovers, teenage love, optimism, couples, looking for love, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 9K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, elderly, society, couples, love and romance, couple relations, interracial relations, aging, husband wife relationship, real estate, urban, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Divine Intervention (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Reverend Robert Gibbs is a young, hip pastor who temporarily takes over the helm of a Fundamentalist Baptist church while his predecessor Reverend Matthews recovers from a stroke. While trying to impress Reverend Matthews, Gibbs has to win the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: church, police corruption, high school, racism, society, high school life, introspection, elderly, teenage love, religions or cults, social relations, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, family problems, parents and children, midlife crisis, single parent, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: true love, romance, family life, lovers reunited, family relations, family business, couples, unfulfilled love, couple relations, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Romancing the Bride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: wedding, infidelity, twentysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, wooing, true love, impossible love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bed & Breakfast (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, romance, family problems, family life, mysterious character, beach, generation gap, memory loss, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, teleportation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%