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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, clever, feel good, not serious, witty, biting, realistic, dark humor, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, farce, murder, blind ambition, obsession, crimes, youth, contests and competitions, society, small town life, social relations, small town, twists & turns, manipulation, family values, family tradition, innocence lost, loud, parent child relationship, envy, beauty pageant, corruption, pedophile, deaf, cheerleader ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: minnesota, usa

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Most similar movies to Drop Dead Gorgeous

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and light films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Drop Dead Gorgeous: All I Wanna Do (1998), Bring It On (2000), Slap Her, She's French! (2002), Getting In (1994), The DUFF (2015). 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, battle of the sexes, school, high school, lifestyle, gender, rebelliousness, innocence lost, leadership, teenage life, couples ...
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, high school, rivalry, sport, teenager, friendship, sport team, ambition, competition, hip hop, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, fish out of water, youth, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, high school life, small town life, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, cons and scams, crimes, college life, amateur detective, youth, frame up, crime, contests and competitions, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 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, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, adolescence, teenager, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, clever, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, golf, farce, politics, romance, couples, small town life, americana, campaign, contests and competitions, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: offbeat, realistic, biting, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, junior high school, ruler, cheerleader, crimes, family relations, dishonesty, deadly, family life, small town life, media satire, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, humorous, clever, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, beauty pageant, americana, underdog, orphan, coming of age, society, family life, family problems, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, fashion, couples, popularity, teenage life, youth, high school life, shopping mall, coming of age, classmates ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: sexy, clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, police investigation, romance, crime, crimes, r&b, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, seaport, usa, louisiana, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, hidden identity, social relations, cons and scams, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 20K
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: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, vegetarian, misfit, factory worker, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, business executive, labor union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, high school, friendship, white house, vietnam war, political corruption, whistleblower, political conspiracy, farce, fighting the system, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, legal, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, cons and scams, legal action, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: workplace, fish out of water, comedy of errors, farce, misfit, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, drugs/alcohol, obnoxious boss, looking for love, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 126K
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, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, small town, fish out of water, billionaire, kindness, butler, small town life, opposites attract, rise to the top, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: biting, realistic, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: beauty pageant, choreographer, introspection, lifestyle, social differences, love and romance, family relations, contests and competitions, couple relations, youth, self discovery, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, farce, murder, poet, axe, female killer, honeymoon, butcher, romance, dangerous attraction, love and romance, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, murder, royal family, dishonesty, gender bending, disorder, investigation, vengeance, fall in love, couples, society ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, feel good, not serious, based on sketch comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, cheerleader, contests and competitions, hopes, goofy hero, meaningful kiss, love and romance, unfulfilled love, disorder, teenage life, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, singleness, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sexual, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, true love, dream girl, private detective, romance, dishonesty, obsession, wooing, nothing goes right, hidden identity, obstacle, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, rhode island, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, unlikely couple, high school life, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: false accusation, parody, fugitives, bus, violinist, chase, protagonist as suspect, frame up, dishonesty, goofy hero, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, hollywood, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, social relations, actor's life, ambition, love triangle, celebrity, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: parody, serial killer, youth, teenage angst, small town, teenage life, killing off one by one, who done it, media satire, stupidity, characters killed one by one, slasher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, on the road, college, unfaithful girlfriend, romance, bar, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, witty, clever, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, costume, marketing, animal, vicious, rivalry, rules and policies, take over, dishonesty, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, humorous, clever, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love letter, romance, small town, switching roles, bar fight, poet, true love, physical appearance, firefighter, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, clever, witty, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, small town, mental illness, factory, psychopath, high school, parole officer, parole, student, murderous pair, special agents, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%