Movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous

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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
 6.6
 37K
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, witty, twists and turns, feel good, not serious, sexy, satirical, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: beauty pageant, small town, murder, physical appearance, farce, obsession, satire, teenager, manipulation, blind ambition, beauty queen, youth, crimes, society, contests and competitions, social relations, small town life, corruption, deaf, cheerleading, coming of age, teenage girl, stereotypes, american, funeral ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, plymouth

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and funny films with plots about dialogue, mentor, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous: Slap Her... She's French (2002), Clueless (1995), Superstar (1999), 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: sexy, humorous, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, high school life, school, culture clash, youth, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, ambition, contests and competitions, cheerleading, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, austin texas, california, usa ...
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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, romantic, witty, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, fashion, opposites attract, popularity, teenager, teen romance, youth, teenage life, couples, teenage love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Superstar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, inspirational, melancholic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, catholic school, cheerleader, happy ending, teenage life, love and romance, contests and competitions, fish out of water, friendship, unfulfilled love, follow your dream, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 16K
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: romantic, funny, parody, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, women, farce, doctors, fantasy world, opera, mentor, eccentricity, runaway, brutality, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, montana, usa
⇓ 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, sexy, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sorority, college, rivalry, makeover, youth, college life, friendship, female friendship, friends, playboy, love and romance, personality change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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100%
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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: slasher, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: medical school, murder, computer cracker, frame up, college, satire, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, youth, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, political, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: small town, politics, romance, president, secret service, adaptation, love triangle, couples, state affairs, love and romance, americana, campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, las vegas, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 96K
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: feel good, humorous, sweet, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenager, teenage girl, dancing, hip hop, popular girl, initially antagonists, believe in yourself, sport, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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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, light, political, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, politics, marijuana, farce, high school, secrets, coming of age, stupidity, workplace, goofy hero, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: cheerleader, ruler, junior high school, serial killer, gymnastics, murder, hitman, family relations, dark humor, small town, small town life, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 94K
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, ridiculous, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, school, high school life, youth, teenage life, adolescence, friendship, coming of age, stereotypes, high school student, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: sexy, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, female nudity, beauty pageant, choreographer, childhood, irreverent, alter ego, adolescence, corruption, greed, depression, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 19K
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, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 13K
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, erotic, noir, sexy, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police corruption, investigation, corruption, police, murder, erotica, sexual content, romance, crimes, police investigation, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, new york, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 25K
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: romantic, humorous, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: small town, lie, love triangle, breakup, romance, screwball, farce, architect, love story, life philosophy, writers, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: romantic, humorous, feel good, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, romance, college, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 23K
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, love and romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, factory worker, creativity, moral dilemma, social relations, romance, life philosophy, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, california, new jersey, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, royal family, women, eccentricity, manipulation, farce, cross dressing, rivalry, master and servant, fall in love, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, feel good, stylized, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: racism, teenager, college, culture clash, farce, happy ending, white male pretending to be black, catastrophe, romance, police investigation, redemption, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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49%
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: humorous, melancholic, talky, light, not serious ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, legal, small town, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, legal action, goofy hero, nothing goes right, court ...
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Place: nevada, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 22K
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, friendship between girls, youth, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, high school, battle of the sexes, buddies, gender ...
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Place: tokyo, new jersey, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: funny, sexy, humorous, feel good, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, scotland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: melancholic, romantic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 17K
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, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sexy, light, witty, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, family, couple relations, love and romance, single parent, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 7K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, dog, neighbor, happy ending, justice, love story, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 47K
Bachelorette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.
Style: ridiculous, funny, humorous, cynical, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nothing goes right, bridesmaid, wedding, slumber party, hung over, friendship, casual sex, women, female friendship, strip club, high school, wedding dress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: murderous pair, murder, psychopath, dark humor, mental illness, warden, small town, secret agents, mind game, crimes, mysterious character, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
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