Movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous

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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
 6.6
 35K
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; explosions, falling lights, and trailer fires prove that. As the Leemans are the richest family in town, the police are pretty relaxed about it all. Despite everything, main rival (but sweet) Amber Atkins won't give up without a fight.
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, not serious, witty, twists and turns, biting, suspense, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, farce, murder, blind ambition, obsession, satire, crimes, youth, contests and competitions, society, small town life, social relations, small town, beauty pageant, twists & turns, manipulation, family values, family tradition, innocence lost, loud, beauty queen, parent child relationship, envy, pretty woman, evil mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and clever films with plots about dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation, pornography and brutality mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous: Slap Her... She's French (2002), Superstar (1999), Clueless (1995), Soapdish (1991), The House Bunny (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Slap Her... She's French (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, high school life, youth, fish out of water, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, small town life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
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100%
 5.1
 18K
Superstar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Orphan Mary Katherine Gallagher, an ugly duckling at St. Monica High School, has a dream: to be kissed soulfully. She decides she can realize this dream if she becomes a superstar, so her prayers, her fantasies, and her conversations with her only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, love and romance, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, follow your dream, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school life, cheerleader ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 196K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, popularity, fashion, teen romance, teenage life, youth, couples, teenage love, love and romance, teenagers, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 15K
Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, disorder, profanity, media satire, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: sorority, rivalry, college, friends, youth, makeover, female friendship, college life, friendship, playboy, party, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
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Getting In (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a family tradition to live up to. Things don't go to ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, medical school, satire, college, frame up, crime, rivalry, youth, crimes, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
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Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, politics, romance, love triangle, couples, love and romance, state affairs, campaign, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 19K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, teenage life, goofy hero, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, whistleblower, white house ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When her daughter Shanna is disqualified from competing for her Junior High School cheer leading squad, Wanda Holloway tries to get her ex-husband's brother, Terry Harper, to hire a hitman to incapacitate Shanna's rival or the girl's ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: murder, junior high school, ruler, cheerleader, investigation, contests and competitions, dishonesty, small town life, family life, obsession, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 91K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, initially antagonists, rivalry, hip hop, audition, high school life, cheating, teenage girl, friendship, believe in yourself ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, strong female presence, couples, small town, couple relations, society, mischievous children, contests and competitions, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 87K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, high school life, teenage life, teenagers, adolescence, popularity, high school student, friends, friendship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 12K
The Big Easy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.
Style: neo noir, sexy, twists and turns, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, police investigation, romance, crime, crimes, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
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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, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 18K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fall in love, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, light, sexy, funny, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: true love, stupidity, dream girl, private detective, obstacle, hitchhiker, romance, dishonesty, obsession, nothing goes right, hidden identity, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, controversial, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: racism, satire, interracial relations, switching roles, college life, scholarship, culture clash, comedy of errors, fish out of water, social differences, cons and scams, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, harvard university, usa, los angeles, hawaii ...
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51%
The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, mistaken identity, romance, rivalry, fall in love, master and servant, society, female protagonist, farce, manipulation, women, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, goofy hero, legal action, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 22K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love, factory worker, opposites attract, moral dilemma, love, social relations, businessman, labor union, labor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, miami, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, farce, murder, honeymoon, poet, female killer, axe, butcher, romance, dangerous attraction, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 16K
Senseless (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, funny, parody, experimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, experiment gone awry, goofy hero, nothing goes right, youth, contests and competitions, fish out of water, talking about masturbation, blindness and impaired vision, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, battle of the sexes, womanizer, dating, romance, wooing, dangerous attraction, love and romance, revenge, couples, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical, suspense ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, dark humor, lawyer, suburbs, footsie under the table, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, marriage, greed, destructive relationship, family feud, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 139K
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, rise to the top, opposites attract, small town life, kindness, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, love triangle, youth, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, older woman younger man relationship, dark humor, funeral, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, dark humor, psychopath, small town, parole officer, warden, crimes, mind game, secret agents, murderous pair, special agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%