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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
 6.6
 30K
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, witty, not serious, clever, realistic, biting, feel good, dark humor, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, farce, small town, murder, blind ambition, obsession, contests and competitions, parent child relationship, envy, innocence lost, beauty pageant, small town life, crimes, society, youth, social relations, family tradition, loud, family values, corruption, deaf, swan, actress, funeral, sabotage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and sexy films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, adaptation and pornography mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous: All I Wanna Do (1998), Bring It On (2000), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Dick (1999), Slap Her, She's French! (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, 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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, high school, school, battle of the sexes, buddies, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, parents and children, sexual relations, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 80K
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, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, sport, rivalry, teenager, friendship, sport team, ambition, competition, hip hop, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, farce, golf, romance, love triangle, politics, love and romance, rivalry, store, couples, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 17K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada, USA
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: clever, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, politics, vietnam war, friendship, farce, political corruption, white house, whistleblower, drugs/alcohol, head of state, political conspiracy, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 92 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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, high school life, popularity, school, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, youth, best friends, culture clash, young lovers, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 394
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: semi serious, humorous, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, college life, school, cons and scams, slasher, crime, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, contests and competitions, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 11K
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: clever, sexy, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, crime, police investigation, romance, verbal byplay, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, seaport, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, junior high school, ruler, cheerleader, parents and children, high school, crimes, contests and competitions, small town, investigation, obsession, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.5
 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, baby, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, eccentric family, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, murder, farce, butcher, honeymoon, female killer, axe, poet, romance, comedy of errors, rock, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, obnoxious boss, drugs/alcohol, disorder, goofy hero, boss and employee, romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 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: humorous, realistic, biting, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: beauty pageant, choreographer, social differences, suburban life, used car salesman, small town, americana, suburbs, couples, social relations, mischievous children, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 71K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, small town, legal action, comedy of errors, actor, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, fish out of water, dishonesty, legal, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 20K
New in Town (2009)
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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: date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: beauty pageant, small town, dysfunctional family, americana, underdog, looking for love, parents and children, red dress, siblings relations, eccentric family, small town life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 17K
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, not serious, feel good, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: talky, feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, on the road, unfaithful girlfriend, college, romance, buddies, unlikely couple, bar, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 154K
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, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage love, opposites attract, fashion, couples, teenage life, high school life, youth, popularity, love and romance, shopping mall, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sexy, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: true love, dream girl, stupidity, romance, private detective, dishonesty, wooing, obsession, nothing goes right, hidden identity, farce, obstacle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, animal, marketing, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, business, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, private detective, honeymoon, romance, bet, farce, couple relations, gangsters, wedding, fear of commitment, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii, las vegas, usa, nevada, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 13K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, parody, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, disorder, celebrity culture, farce, television, male female relationship, woman wearing glasses ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 37K
Roxanne (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love letter, romance, small town, unfulfilled love, firemen, colleague, rivalry, student, nose, inferiority complex, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 213K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, satirical, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, parody, youth, teenage angst, small town, media satire, stupidity, teenage life, who done it, killing off one by one, characters killed one by one, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: parody, murder, private detective, femme fatale, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940, year 1939
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 51K
Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dog, pet shop, kimono, terrier, poodle, obsession, lesbian, contests and competitions, ambition, dog movie, gay, pets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, dog, ring, neighbor, screwball, romance, buddies, pets, opposites attract, friendship, looking for love, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 20K
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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, screwball, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 17K
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, romance, fairy, underdog, falling in love, theatre group, theatre play, high school life, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%